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Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Americans modernized the largest non-nuclear bomb


As it became known to Agency Bloomberg, the United States air force has upgraded its most powerful non-nuclear ordnance — aerial bomb GBU-57. About this publication said the representative of command of the Emily Grabowski.

It is reported that the new version is “more effective against well protected and located deep underground targets.”

The projectile weighs more than 13 tons and the charge is almost 2.5 tons of explosives. Bomb is able to penetrate the soil to a depth of 61 meters, it can only carry the B-2 bomber.

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