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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Bombers roared their engines as they dropped bunker buster bombs on IS positions, many of which are joined together by a series of escape and attack tunnels.
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.
"When it comes to incendiary weapons and munitions such as bunker buster bombs and cluster bombs, the UN makes it clear that the systematic use of such indiscriminate weapons in densely populated areas amounts to a war crime," Mitchell told parliament late on Monday.
US Secretary of State tells Russian counterpart that holds Russia responsible for use of incendiary and bunker buster bombs against Aleppo civilians
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.
"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.
On September 22, Israel acknowledged that it had bought 500 "bunker buster bombs" that could be used to hit Iran's nuclear facilities (Toronto Star, Sept.
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.