An archive of verified images of munitions from conflict zones and tools to help users understand the key distinctions between munitions.

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Classification groups of key explosive munitions used in conflicts

Munition Category

State of the munition in the image

Munition Condition

The type of fins visible on the munition

Fins Characteristic

Features of munitions that affect their aerodynamics

Shape

Parts defining the operation mechanisms of a projectile that are visible in the image.

Mechanical Feature

Thickness of the body of a munition’s warhead or payload

Wall

442 results

IC497

Date

2016/04/26

Code

IC497

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS764

According to local sources, at least one civilian was injured on May 12th 2022 when a rocket-propelled grenade launched by YPG/PKK, the military wing of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) targeted a Turkish army border post in the Qarqamish district of Gaziantep, in Turkey...

IC160

Date

2023/01/26

Code

IC160

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC469

Date

2021/03/21

Code

IC469

Calibre

Location

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

Civilian Harm Allegation

R4303

A least one civilian, an elderly man, was injured in alleged Turkish strikes on Kani Masi on June 1, 2021...

IC480

Date

2020/02/25

Code

IC480

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS4478

One civilian was allegedly killed by GNA or Turkish shelling on Qasr Bin Gashir...

IC476

Date

2016/08/20

Code

IC476

Source

Weight

Location

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS1170

One civilian was killed by airstrikes in the Karam Homad neighbourhood of Aleppo, according to multiple local reports...

IC49

Date

2022/05/01

Code

IC49

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC284

Date

2022/09/01

Code

IC284

Source

Calibre

Location

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

IC487

Date

2015/09/30

Code

IC487

Source

Location

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS002

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that alleged Russian warplanes targeted the village of Barisa and the Abo Al Dohor area and reported losses, but did not provide any details...

IC314

Date

2022/03/28

Code

IC314

Source

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC464

Date

2021/01/22

Code

IC464

Source

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

ISSY015

On May 20th, 2021, one woman was killed and up to ten civilians, including up to four children and two women, were injured as a result of an airstrike on the al-Sitar al-Gharbi neighborhood in Khan Yunis...

IC483

Date

2019/10/05

Code

IC483

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

LC211

At least one woman was injured after alleged YPG, PYD and/or SDF artillery strikes on the city of Azaz, Aleppo governorate, on October 27th 2019, according to local sources...

IC93

Date

2022/10/01

Code

IC93

Calibre

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

IC112

Date

2022/04/27

Code

IC112

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC367

Date

2015/01/01

Code

IC367

Calibre

Location

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

IC205

Date

2023/03/20

Code

IC205

Source

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC249

Code

IC249

Calibre

Weight

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

IC142

Date

2022/12/11

Code

IC142

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC489

Date

2018/06/28

Code

IC489

Weight

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

CS1118

Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently reported the death of a girl in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqa...

IC76

Date

2022/04/04

Code

IC76

Calibre

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

IC473

Date

2016/10/22

Code

IC473

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS1496

One civilian died in alleged air or artillery strikes on Maarat Al Arkeet, according to multiple local sources...

IC456

Date

2017/08/12

Code

IC456

Location

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

Civilian Harm Allegation

CS1365

Yaqin reported civilians casualties following the bombardment of aircraft of the International Alliance on the areas of Rawah district, west of Anbar province...

IC177

Date

2022/09/09

Code

IC177

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC474

Date

2016/08/20

Code

IC474

Source

Weight

Location

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS1170

One civilian was killed by airstrikes in the Karam Homad neighbourhood of Aleppo, according to multiple local reports...

IC36

Date

2022/03/15

Code

IC36

Source

Calibre

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

IC1

Code

IC1

Tags

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC183

Date

2022/09/09

Code

IC183

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC446

Date

2017/01/01

Code

IC446

Calibre

Location

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

IC455

Date

2017/08/12

Code

IC455

Location

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

Civilian Harm Allegation

CS1365

Yaqin reported civilians casualties following the bombardment of aircraft of the International Alliance on the areas of Rawah district, west of Anbar province...

IC475

Date

2016/08/20

Code

IC475

Source

Weight

Location

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS1170

One civilian was killed by airstrikes in the Karam Homad neighbourhood of Aleppo, according to multiple local reports...

IC472

Date

2016/10/22

Code

IC472

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS1496

One civilian died in alleged air or artillery strikes on Maarat Al Arkeet, according to multiple local sources...

IC71

Date

2022/04/05

Code

IC71

Calibre

Mortar Projectile

Mortar projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire that are typically unguided. Compared with artillery projectiles, mortar projectiles are generally shorter and lighter.

IC32

Date

2022/03/13

Code

IC32

Weight

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

IC75

Date

2022/04/04

Code

IC75

Calibre

Mortar Projectile

Mortar projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire that are typically unguided. Compared with artillery projectiles, mortar projectiles are generally shorter and lighter.

IC482

Date

2022/09/08

Code

IC482

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

R4466

Between 6 and 11 civilians were killed and 30 to 61 others, including at least 2 children, were injured by alleged Russian airstrikes on Jisr Al Shoughar on June 25, 2023...

IC250

Code

IC250

Calibre

Weight

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

IC463

Date

2017/08/20

Code

IC463

Location

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

Civilian Harm Allegation

CS1394

‘Dozens’ of civilians died in airstrikes on al Baghouz, according to local sources...

IC125

Date

2022/07/18

Code

IC125

Source

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC488

Date

2011/09/16

Code

IC488

Source

Location

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

Lib2011-164

An alleged coalition airstrike struck a vehicle on the road between Mosul and Baghdad, which was carrying Jordanian mosque janitor Ahmed Abdul Aqi [sometimes Baqi], his wife and daughter...

IC70

Date

2022/02/08

Code

IC70

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC152

Date

2022/12/14

Code

IC152

Source

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC104

Date

2022/09/27

Code

IC104

Source

Calibre

Mortar Projectile

Mortar projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire that are typically unguided. Compared with artillery projectiles, mortar projectiles are generally shorter and lighter.

IC18

Date

2022/03/19

Code

IC18

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC178

Date

2022/09/09

Code

IC178

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC484

Date

2019/10/05

Code

IC484

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

LC211

At least one woman was injured after alleged YPG, PYD and/or SDF artillery strikes on the city of Azaz, Aleppo governorate, on October 27th 2019, according to local sources...

IC490

Date

2018/06/28

Code

IC490

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

CS1118

Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently reported the death of a girl in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqa...

IC499

Date

2021/06/12

Code

IC499

Source

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

R4317

One civilian was allegedly killed in an LNA artillery strike on Mitiga Airport in Tripoli...

IC478

Date

2021/05/20

Code

IC478

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

ISPT130

At least one civilian was killed and another civilian, a woman, was injured in alleged Saudi Coalition or US drone strikes on the Olaya Markha district of Shabwa governorate...

IC471

Date

2021/03/21

Code

IC471

Calibre

Location

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

Civilian Harm Allegation

R4303

A least one civilian, an elderly man, was injured in alleged Turkish strikes on Kani Masi on June 1, 2021...

IC163

Date

2023/02/02

Code

IC163

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC187

Date

2022/12/04

Code

IC187

Source

Calibre

Location

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

IC10

Code

IC10

Tags

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC315

Date

2022/03/28

Code

IC315

Source

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.