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 37-year-old, usually based in RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland, flew bombing missions during the 2003 invasion of Iraq - dropping hi-tech bunker busting missiles on targets in Baghdad.
Co-produced with NBC News, this program investigates the potential ground battle in Afghanistan including the use of Special Forces, attack helicopters, and bunker busting smart bombs.
Carter claimed in an interview with the CNN on Friday that the current framework for a deal with Iran did not take the military option off the table and that bunker busting bombs, meant to penetrate Iran's underground facilities, are "ready to go", adding that a deal with Iran would not be based on "trust" but on "verification".
Carter claimed in an interview with the CNN on Friday that the current framework for a deal with Iran does not take the military option off the table and that bunker busting bombs, meant to penetrate Iran's underground facilities, are "ready to go", adding that a deal with Iran would not be based on "trust" but on "verification".