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

15 results

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...

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...

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...

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...

IC493

Date

2022/12/20

Code

IC493

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

CS1989

On 23rd April 2022, it was reported that three people were killed and between one to two people were injured as a result of alleged Russian shelling in the Chuguiv and Dergachi districts of the Kharkiv region in north-eastern Ukraine...

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...

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.