Bunker Buster

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a 5,000 pound laser-guided bomb that can be programmed to penetrate to a given depth before exploding

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The Secretary made clear the United States and its partners hold Russia responsible for this situation, including the use of incendiary and bunker buster bombs in an urban environment, a drastic escalation that puts civilians at great risk.
Since the announcement two days ago by the Syrian Army of an offensive to capture eastern Aleppo, there have been repeated reports of airstrikes involving the use of incendiary weapons and advanced munitions such as bunker buster bombs, according the statement.
The United States is likely to offer Saudi Arabia its advanced GBU-28 bunker buster bombs -- so far only provided to Israel -- as Washington seeks to beef up Saudi Arabia's ability to lead Gulf countries in defending themselves against Iranian moves in the region.
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.
The President should be praised for intervening with the Egyptian army to save the Israeli diplomatic personnel from physical assault and providing the Israeli military with bunker buster bombs, advanced military technology and providing military intelligence cooperation far exceeding his predecessors," Koch wrote.
Measures taken in line with the defensive anti-aircraft missile launcher project include providing maps for digging trenches, securing the centers against bunker buster bombs, and improving water and fire-fighting systems, IOPTC official Mehdi Salavati said.
Earlier in September Haaretz said Israel sought to obtain the US-made, one-ton bunker buster bombs for a possible future strike against Iran's atomic development programme, which the Jewish state considers a strategic threat.
And DNA tests will be run on any body found in the rubble of the restaurant, blasted by four huge bunker buster bombs last Monday.
Two 2,000lb bunker buster bombs were dropped on a target identified by intelligence sources as the dictator's latest location in Baghdad.
In earlier raids the US had used massive 5,000lb laser-guided bunker buster bombs in attacks around Kandahar, the Taliban stronghold where Osama bin Laden has training camps.
The Taliban's ability to wage war was dealt a serious blow last night as massive 5000lb bunker buster bombs hit a munitions dump, creating a fireball visible 70 miles away.
Since the announcement two-days ago by the Syrian Army of an offensive to capture eastern Aleppo, there have been repeated reports of airstrikes involving the use of incendiary weapons and advanced munitions such as bunker buster bombs.
They had launched a new ``decapitation'' strike on a target in Baghdad,and bunker buster bombs were dropped on the building in the Al Mansour residential area.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian Aerospace Forces used two BETAB-500 bunker buster bombs in Tuesday's airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria, a spokesman for the Aerospace Forces in Syria said.