Bunker Busting MOP to Clean Up Enemies

Aviation Calendar 2009

Aviation Calendar 2009

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The Pentagon’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency, which leads efforts to combat weapons of mass destruction, has almost doubled its research spending on how to counter such weapons to $257 million in 2008 from $139 million in 2007, budget documents show.

Its highest-profile project is the Massive Ordnance Penetrator, a 30,000-pound bomb designed to burrow deep beneath the earth and detonate more than 2 tons of explosives to breach bunkers.

The Air Force, which plans to test the 20-foot-long bomb this fall on the B-52 bomber, is also exploring how to drop the weapon from the B-2 warplane, said Vicki Stein, an Air Force spokeswoman.

The Pentagon is also buying smaller bunker-buster bombs to meet requests by commanders in the Middle East and Korea.

Read the entire article at USA Today


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