Gee, I wonder what these might be for.
The U.S. Air Force has taken delivery of a new 30,000-pound bomb from Boeing Co. (BA) that’s capable of penetrating deeply buried enemy targets.
The huge bunker buster, dubbed the Massive Ordnance Penetrator, is built to fit the B-2 stealth bomber. The Air Force Global Strike Command started receiving the bombs in September, Air Force spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jack Miller said in a short statement to Bloomberg News.
The deliveries “will meet requirements for the current operational need,” he said.
Air Force gets super bombs to attack Iran?
Weighing in at 30,000 pounds, a new bomb for US
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If the MOP isn’t intended for Iran, what could it possibly be intended for?
/*wink wink, nudge nudge*
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