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Russia confirms the use of thermobaric vacuum bombs creating ‘incendiary and blast effects’

by LLB staff reporter
10th Mar 22 10:17 am

The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said that Russia has confirmed they have used of the deadly thermobaric vaccum bombs in Ukraine.

The MoD said their Russian counterpart had confirmed the use of the “devastating” rockets which creates “incendiary and blast effects” in the Ukraine.

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The MoD said on Twitter, “The Russian MoD has confirmed the use of the TOS-1A weapon system in Ukraine.

“The TOS-1A uses thermobaric rockets, creating incendiary and blast effects.”

Thermobaric munitions are very unique as they do not consist of a fuel and oxidising agent to ignite.

The fuel from the thermobaric rockets is dispersed as a cloud and uses the atmospheric oxygen in ignition, this makes them much more powerful.

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