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

67 results

IC452

Date

2015/12/03

Code

IC452

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

RS222

One female child named as Aamne Hsain al Waw (pictured) was killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Ar Raqqah, according to the Violations Documentation Center...

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...

IC457

Date

2020/07/16

Code

IC457

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

TS441

Between three and six civilians, including a woman, were killed and between three and six others were injured in alleged Israeli airstrikes on a car traveling in al-Maghrabi on May 12, 2021...

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.

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...

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...

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...

IC459

Date

2020/07/16

Code

IC459

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

TS441

Between three and six civilians, including a woman, were killed and between three and six others were injured in alleged Israeli airstrikes on a car traveling in al-Maghrabi on May 12, 2021...

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.

IC494

Date

2018/02/07

Code

IC494

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.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS2995

Local sources reported that five children and their mother were injured as a result of alleged Russian airstrikes on Urm Al Kubra in Aleppo, on January 21st, 2020...

IC344

Code

IC344

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.

IC498

Date

2016/04/26

Code

IC498

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...

IC19

Date

2022/03/19

Code

IC19

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.

IC485

Date

2016/09/05

Code

IC485

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

RS1225

The LNA self-reported airstrikes on what it said were ‘terrorist groups’ operating in Qawarsheh near the European hospital...

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...

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...

IC453

Date

2016/08/02

Code

IC453

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

RS1089

A single source, Halaab News, named the child Zuheir Mohammad al Maghrabi as having been killed in an alleged Coalition raid on Manbij...

IC458

Date

2020/07/16

Code

IC458

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

TS441

Between three and six civilians, including a woman, were killed and between three and six others were injured in alleged Israeli airstrikes on a car traveling in al-Maghrabi on May 12, 2021...

IC466

Date

2021/01/22

Code

IC466

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...

IC467

Date

2020/02/02

Code

IC467

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.

Civilian Harm Allegation

USSOM274-C

A US airstrike targeted Al Shabaab in Bu'aale, according to local reporting...