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bunker buster

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A bomb designed to attack underground fortified positions by penetrating rock or concrete to a certain depth before exploding.
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Noun1.Bunker Buster - a 5,000 pound laser-guided bomb that can be programmed to penetrate to a given depth before exploding; used to penetrate hardened underground facilities
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But even if this bunker-buster bomb could penetrate the nuclear facility in Fordow, for example, it cannot make the military option credible if U.
Such a result would be a bunker-buster bomb, not a grenade, and everyone in the region, whether served by a public or a private utility, would be caught in the blast.
Big bomb: The US Air Force has reportedly upgraded its giant bunker-buster bomb so it can penetrate deeper into the ground before exploding.
Their report of July 2009 hypothesizes that the GBU-39 bunker-buster bomb is packed with 75 kg of depleted uranium.
Apparently, if you can do this one bunker-buster bomb at a time and, most importantly, if you can do it in the name of ideologies such as peace, freedom or democracy, the majority will fail to see the irony in all this.
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Former Senator Charles Robb co-chairman of the Bipartisan Policy Center said that in order to perform a successful attack on Iran Israel's aerial refueling capabilities and bunker-buster bomb stores need to be enhanced.
Ahmad Dbis from the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organization told The Daily Star that five hospitals in Ghouta had been targeted Tuesday with missiles and bunker-buster bombs.
Four F-15K fighter jets dropped eight MK-84 bunker-buster bombs, weighing about a ton each, at a simulated target in a military field in Gangwon.
The trick was that many of the bunkers were beneath multi-story buildings, making it extremely difficult for the US Air Force to drop bunker-buster bombs.
That kind of normalisation and indifference to consequences have encouraged the Russians to use banned and other controversial weapons, such as napalm, phosphorus and bunker-buster bombs, in Aleppo recently.
The sources report the Russians are using 500-kilogram BetAb-500 bunker-buster bombs, designed to destroy deeply buried military facilities built with reinforced concrete, on civilian centres, including medical facilities.