A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel focused on homemade weapons in the second volume of its “Open Source Jihad Trainer” compendium, promoting them as raising less suspicion than guns and explosive materials, and easy to build or obtain.
A jihadist suggested that fighters use a blimp to increase the efficacy of short-range rockets by bringing them to the level of “hostile aircraft”.
A jihadist suggested that Islamic State (IS) fighters adopt the use of toxic gas and poisonous cream in their operations, and advised how to prepare such substances.
A jihadist shared on a Telegram private discussion group a document outlining and describing various substitutes for firearms that can be used for lone-wolf attacks.
Islamic State (IS) supporters released the 2016 edition of the “Black Flags from the Islamic State” ebook series, which provided a detailed narrative of “How al-Qa’idah became the Islamic State” and breakdowns of how terror cells work.
The jihadist who previously offered circuit designs and ideas for detonators using via home lighting remotes, lasers, and a target’s body heat, gave instructions for detonating explosives via Bluetooth and an Android OS app.
An alleged British Islamic State (IS) fighter shared pages from a manual providing instructions to jihadists on how to produce explosives from readily available chemicals.
A jihadist offered a design for an explosive remote-controlled drone along with suggestions on how to perform an attack with the weapon.
A British jihadist in Syria claimed to have received funding from the Islamic State (IS) for developing weapons.
Al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, the al-Nusra Front, released through its military research division, a 67-page manual for grenades and homemade bombs.
IslamDin, the website of Vilayat KBK (Kabarda-Balkaria-Karachai) of the Islamic Emirate of the Caucasus (IEC), gave video instructions to prepare an explosive it called “chocolate”.
In a discussion about explosive vests, a jihadist posted a Chechen video giving step-by-step instructions to manufacture such a weapon for suicide bombings.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the 12th issue of its English e-magazine “Inspire,” featuring questions submitted to Anwar al-Awlaki and answered before his death, and articles promoting arson and car bombs to strike the enemy.
The Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) demonstrated how to prepare a nitrate mine in the 13th episode of its weapons training video series, "Express Mail of the Mujahideen of Turkistan".
The Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) demonstrated how to prepare a gasoline mine in the twelfth episode of its weapons training video series, "Express Mail of the Mujahideen of Turkistan".
A jihadist gave a manual for an "easier way" to make an anti-personnel explosive device, which consists of material available in most markets.
The Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) demonstrated how to prepare a reinforced sulfur mine from sulfur, aluminum powder, and ball bearings in the eleventh episode of its weapons training video series, "Express Mail of the Mujahideen of Turkistan".
A jihadist gave a manual to prepare nitrourea, a high explosive, and said that only four kilograms is capable of destroying a T-72 tank.
A jihadist gave a manual to prepare the secondary explosive nitrostarch and promoted the presentation as a first in the "history of jihadi encyclopedias".
A jihadist gave a video demonstration of a remote detonator manual featured in the eighth issue of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) English-language magazine, "Inspire".
A jihadist suggested a method to start forest fires or burn houses with wooden structures by using a specially-constructed rocket.