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Bomblet

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Bomblet.

A little baby bomb.

Actually about the size of a 35mm film container, the bomblet contains a shaped charge to attack the top armour of AFVs, but also obviously acts as a small blast bomb as well.

Bomblet can be delivered by shell, MLRS rocket or cluster bomb from an aircraft.

Due to the way the bomblet is armed after firing / dropping, there is a reasonable chance (which I'm not putting into figures here ...) that not all of them will go off. If you find something that looks like a small silver canister with a ribbon hanging out the back, my advice would be to not swing it round your head by the ribbon in the way the Spam troops did 1991 during Gulf War 1.

Very likely to be banned in the near future thanks to the Israelies lobbing them all over southern Lebanon and the Spams who tend to drop them on everyone!