But yesterday politicians hit out after it was confirmed a weekend attack where three officers escaped serious injury was carried out by dissident republicans armed with an improvised rocket launcher using Semtex.
What does IRL stand for?
IRL stands for Improvised Rocket Launcher (insurgency)
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- Islamic Religious Knowledge
- Inward-Rectifier K Channel (genetics)
- Insulin Receptor Kinase Activity
- Insulin Receptor Kinase Domains
- Information Retrieval and Knowledge Management
- International Ryukyu Karate Research Society
- Indian River Kontrol Society (Palm Bay, FL)
- Irkut Virus
- Im Richtigen Leben (German: In real life)
- Immunohematology Reference Laboratory (various organizations)
- In Real Life
- Incandescent Reflector Lamp (lighting)
- Indian River Lagoon
- Industrial Research Limited (New Zealand)
- Industrial Research Ltd (New Zealand Crown Research Institute)
- Industrial Robot Language
- Indy Racing League
- Infinite Rocket Launcher (Resident Evil 4 game)
- Information Resource Locator
- Information Resources Ltd.
Samples in periodicals archive:
The officers were targeted when republicans armed with an improvised rocket launcher jumped from a passing car and launched the device.
The daily threat to Coalition Forces included small arms fire, improvised rocket launchers and, of course, improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
Mr Watson said action was needed before local gangs copied cases in Bristol where criminals had used improvised rocket launchers in turf wars.
The AIF fought non-traditionally; it improvised rocket launcher devices and fired rockets from a box on the ground, laid on a berm, mounted in the back of a donkey cart or in the back of a van, or by other means.
The device, propelled by an improvised rocket launcher and containing 1lb of Semtex, did not explode.