#1 U.S. Positioning 'Bunker-Busters' For Possible Iran Strike
03-17-2010, 09:28 AM
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Report:U.S. Positioning 'Bunker-Busters' For Possible Iran Strike
The United States is transporting 387 "bunker-buster" bombs to its air base on the island of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean as part of preparations for a possible strike against Iran's nuclear facilities, according to a report in Scotland's Sunday Herald.
The U.S. government signed a contract in January with Superior Maritime Services to transport 10 ammunition containers to Diego Garcia from Concord, California. The shipment includes 195 smart, guided BLU-110 1,000lb bombs and 192 Blu-117 2,000lb bombs.
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