30,000-pound bunker-buster ‘superbomb’

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  1. W.G.Ewald

    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    Pentagon’s 30,000-pound bunker-buster ‘superbomb’ ready for use — RT

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    isnt porkistan also a rouge state
     
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    rock127 Maulana Rockullah Senior Member

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    Pak is not rogue state, its an "Ally"... an ally which US can attack by drones each day or raid by using attack copters and kill in dozens or simply hire the Pak army and kill Paki terrorists.
     
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    A chauhan "अहिंसा परमो धर्मः धर्म हिंसा तथैव च: l" Senior Member

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    IMO it has been developed for Chinese underground stations and bunkers, rogue states are merely excuses!
     
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    Another feather in the cap. Americans seem to have plenty of military options. Well technically atleast.
    But can it destroy deep nuclear facilities beneath the moutains? I only see flip flop speculation in the article. There isn't a lot of confidence on non nuclear options to take out such facilities.

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    Bhadra Defence Professionals Defence Professionals Senior Member

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    But such bombs like dazzy cutters etc were not very effective in Tora Bora ! Ultimately it is share physical assault that may carry the day.

    And it is difficult to take out the nuclear rat holes even with a nuclear weapon. In fact, such below the mountain holes are made by China and Pakies with the sole idea of survivability.

    Physical destruction by the SF is one of the ways out for such rat holes.
     
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