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megimoo
09-19-2009, 08:56 AM
The Pentagon is trying to speed up the deployment of an ultra-large bunker-busting bomb, which would constitute the largest non-nuclear bomb the U.S. has ever used.

The Massive Ordnance Penetrator, or MOP, is a 30,000-pound bomb that would dive deeper than any previous bomb, and could be strapped to B-2 or B-52 bombers by July of 2010.

The MOP is 20 feet long and can penetrate bunkers up to 200 feet before exploding. At 15 tons, the MOP is a third heavier than the previous "mother of all bombs", the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, which was only 10.5...

http://www.popsci.com/military-aviation-amp-space/article/2009-08/pentagon-wants-deploy-largest-non-nuclear-bomb-next-year

Rockntractor
09-19-2009, 10:45 AM
If Obama gets wind of it I am sure it won't get finished!

SarasotaRepub
09-19-2009, 11:25 AM
If Obama gets wind of it I am sure it won't get finished!

Yep, it'll be called a "racist" bomb used only against brown people. :rolleyes: