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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In light of the global strike order, the struggle in Congress over the bunkerbuster takes on added importance.
American forces have been targeting caves with massive "bunkerbuster" bombs, precision guided munitions which are intended to destroy the entrances to the systems and make them useless.
In earlier raids around Kandahar, the Taliban stronghold where Osama bin Laden has training camps, the US used 5,000-pound laser-guided bunkerbuster bombs, which cansmash through concrete fortifications.
The US admitted privately that an attempt to assassinate Saddam with bunkerbuster bombs on Monday had probably failed.