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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It is suspected many hospitals have been targeted with bunker buster missiles.
The official said the warplanes used GBU-28 missiles and other types of bunker buster bombs in their air attacks on the residential quarters of the capital Sanaa this morning.
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.
Cruz also said the United States should arm Israel with so-called "bunker buster" bombs capable of destroying Iran's nuclear plants deep below the surface of the earth.
Last month, the Obama administration formally proposed to sell 600 "bunker buster" bombs and other munitions to the United Arab Emirates, which lies across the Gulf from Iran, to deter what it called regional threats.
I assume 25 F-15I aircraft, each carrying one 5,000-pound bunker buster and two 2,000-pound bunker busters, would expend all 75 of those bombs on a single aimpoint at Fordow.
Current TOW missile improvements include a Bunker Buster variant and replacement of the obsolete wire guidance link with one that operates via radio frequency.
A "next-generation" bunker buster warhead being developed by a British-led programme has been successfully tested at a military range in France.
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.
The source revealed that the dispute between the two parties cropped up after a delay specifically in providing Algeria with "bunker buster" bombs capable of penetrating tunnels and caves used by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) militants.
Inc., Ontario, California, recently completed a contract for more than 300 bunker buster bomb nose cones for the U.S.
In October 2004, he convinced his subcommittee to kill funding for the bunker buster. The message to the White House, he thought, was clear.
In an effort to fortify the interface between the arrow and broadhead, Trophy Ridge designed their new three-blade Bunker Buster broadhead with "over-the-shaft" technology.
The Air Force has taken the lead on bunker buster munitions.
Asharq al-Awsat daily reported on July 24 that "the US will soon provide Israel with some 100 'bunker buster' bombs to kill Hizbullah's leader...Hassan Nasrallah and destroy the party's" fortifications.