BLU-82


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a reliable and deadly 15,000-pound fragmentation bomb that explodes just above ground with a large radius

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Air Force was dropping: "Huge bombs called BLU-82 "daisy-cutters", which are effective at killing and terrifying the enemy.
The BLU-82 weapon system, or Daisy Cutter, was first used in Vietnam.
Billed as the world's biggest non-nuclear bomb, the BLU-82 was first used in Vietnam to clear landing zones in the jungle.
As this issue was going to press, the US had also begun AC-130H/U gunship sorties followed by BLU-82 "daisy cutter" fuel-air munitions attacks by MC-130 Combat Talons.
It seems to have been his idea to drop a BLU-82 bomb on the center of Koh Tang island; a 15,000-pound device that was the largest nonnuclear weapon in the US arsenal.
The BLU-82 costs $27,000, is about the size of a Volkswagen Beetle, and weighs 15,000 pounds.
org/wiki/BLU-82) BLU-82 Daisy Cutter , a 15,000-pound explosive that was used primarily to heavily wooded areas in the Vietnam War and in Iraq, as well as to clear minefields.