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ID

OSMP474

Date

25 February 2020

Source

Location

Year

Munition Category

Functional use

Tentative Model

Research Organisation

Base Colour

Condition

Mechanical Feature

Guidance

Domain

Calibre

Analyst Note

Cargo rockets often use an internal frame to manage the correct carriage and expulsion of submunitions. These internal frames frequently survive largely intact after the munition has functioned, and may be diagnostic in identifying a munition by type, series, or model. (ARES)

External Research

Airwars

“Up to seven civilians, including children, were reported killed, and 26 others, including six children, were injured in alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime forces airstrikes and/or artillery shelling on Idlib city on February 25th, 2020, according to local sources. Air and artillery strikes targeted Al Qusoor neighbourhood, several schools and the industrial area of Idlib.”

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