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What does DIME stand for?

DIME stands for Dense Inert Metal Explosive (ammunition)

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To the massive bombardment of Israel's arsenal of Depleted Uranium, Dense Inert Metal Explosives, White Phosphorous, Anti-Personnel/Anti-Materiel Tank Rounds, Fuel Air Explosives,Anti-Door Short-Range Anti-Armor Weapon, Spike Multi-Purpose Anti-Armor Missile, GBU-28s bunker buster bombs, GBU-39s GPS guided munitions,"M433 40mmhigh explosive, dual-purpose (HEDP) cartridges and M889A1 81 mm high explosive cartridges, but U.
As the only military member of the four-person fact-finding mission which published its findings last September, Travers highlighted the danger of the weapons used during the conflict such as white phosphorus, tangsten and dense inert metal explosives.
Through our studies we found no actual proof a DIME round was used," he said, referring to dense inert metal explosives.
The dreadful weapon is known as Dense Inert Metal Explosives (DIME), one of several new weapons that Israel is using in Gaza, the world's most densely population urban zone.
Ms Al Muhannadi said there had been allegations of Israelis using Dense Inert Metal Explosives and white phosphorous in their attacks on Gaza and this was very worrying.
There have also been accusations that the Israeli military used Dense Inert Metal Explosive (Dime) weapons in urban areas causing horrific abdominal and leg injuries.