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

4 results

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...

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...

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...

IC486

Date

2020/01/04

Code

IC486

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

LC273

On February 10th, a collection of villages and towns were struck by Russian airstrikes, resulting in the wounding and killing of civilians...