Title What are thermobaric weapons? Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet CTV News Media type Web Country/Territory United States Date 1/03/22 Description Ukraine has reported the use of a thermobaric weapon by Russia during its invasion of the country.
“They used the vacuum bomb today,” Ukraine’s ambassador to the U.S. said Monday. “The devastation that Russia is trying to inflict on Ukraine is large.”
Known as vacuum bombs, aerosol bombs, or fuel-air explosives, thermobaric weapons use oxygen from the surrounding air to create massive, high-temperature explosions.
Producer/Author Daniel Otis URL https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/what-are-thermobaric-weapons-1.5801588 Persons Matthew Powell