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Anti-Personnel Obstacle Breaching System The Anti-Personnel Obstacle Breaching System (APOBS) is an explosive line charge system that allows safe breaching through complex antipersonnel obstacles, particularly fields of land mines.
Anti-Structures Munition The Anti-Structures Munition is a developmental program for the British Army to provide a man-portable shoulder-launched weapon capable of destroying hardened structures such as buildings or bunkers.
B-300 The B-300 is a reuseable man-portable anti-tank weapon system developed by Israeli Military Industries in the late 1970s for use by the Israel Defence Force.
Bangalore torpedo A Bangalore torpedo is an explosive charge placed within one or several connected tubes. It is used by combat engineers to clear obstacles that would otherwise require them to approach directly, possibly under fire.
Big Bertha (howitzer) Big Bertha (Dicke Bertha) — literal translation "Thick (or fat) Bertha" — is the name of a type of super-heavy howitzer developed by the famous armaments manufacturer Krupp in Germa...
BL 15 inch Howitzer The Ordnance BL 15 inch howitzer was developed by the Coventry Ordnance Works late in 1914 in response to the success of its design of the 9.2 inch siege howitzer.
BL 15-inch howitzer The Ordnance BL 15-inch howitzer was developed by the Coventry Ordnance Works late in 1914 in response to the success of its design of the 9.2-inch siege howitzer.
Blockbuster bomb Blockbuster or "cookie" was the name given to several of the largest conventional bombs used in World War II by the Royal Air Force.
Bouncing bomb A bouncing bomb is a bomb designed specifically to bounce to a target across water in a calculated manner to avoid obstacles such as torpedo nets, and to allow both the bomb's speed on arrival a...
Bunker buster A bunker buster is a bomb designed to penetrate hardened targets or targets buried deep underground.
Disney bomb The Disney Bomb, also known as the Disney Swish, officially the 4500 lb Concrete Piercing/Rocket Assisted bomb was a rocket-assisted bunker buster bomb developed during the Seco...
Grand Slam (bomb) The Grand Slam was a earthquake bomb used by RAF Bomber Command against strategic targets during the Second World War.
High explosive squash head High explosive squash head is a type of explosive ammunition that is effective against buildings and is also used against tank armour.
High-explosive squash head High-explosive squash head (HESH) is a type of explosive ammunition that is effective against buildings and is also used against tank armour.
Karl-Gerät "Karl-Gerät", also known as Thor and Mörser Karl, was a World War II German self-propelled siege mortar designed and built by Rheinmetall.
M141 Bunker Defeat Munition The M141 Bunker Defeat Munition, or SMAW-D, is a single shot, shoulder launched weapon designed to defeat hardened structures.
Massive Ordnance Penetrator The GBU-57A/B Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP) is a U.S. Air Force, precision-guided, "bunker buster" bomb.
Nuclear bunker buster A nuclear bunker buster, also known as an earth-penetrating weapon (EPW), is the nuclear equivalent of the conventional bunker buster.
Petard A petard was a small bomb used to blow up gates and walls when breaching fortifications, of French origin and dating back to the sixteenth century.
Petrary Petrary is a generic term for a medieval stone-throwing siege engine (from the Latin petrus, - stone), used to hurl large rocks against the walls of the besieged city, in an attempt to break do...
Röchling shell Röchling shells were bunker-busting artillery shells, developed by German engineer August Cönders during World War II, based on the theory of increasing sectional density to improve penetration.
Satchel charge A satchel charge is a demolition device, primarily intended for combat, whose primary components are a charge of dynamite or a more potent explosive such as C-4 plastic explosive, a carrying dev...
Schwerer Gustav Schwerer Gustav and Dora were the names of two German 80 cm K ultra-heavy railway guns.