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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2017 9:51 p.m. PST

…All Algorithms.

"The Mother of All Bombs made news last week after the U.S. military dropped its most powerful non-nuclear bomb at a site in Afghanistan's Nangarhar Province laced with tunnels that suspected Islamic State militants had been using, reportedly killing up to 36 of them instantly without harming any civilians. The 11-ton GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb never actually struck the ground.

Instead, by design, it detonated over the target, lacing the air with fuel, which then atomized in a second explosion, creating immense atmospheric "overpressure" in the area that can kill people underground by turning their bodies "inside out," in the evocative phrase of former Air Force Special Operations combat controller Edward Priest…"
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Don Manser Inactive Member21 Apr 2017 5:52 a.m. PST

Can't see the actual article but from the above it seems they've gotten it wrong ……..again.

mwindsorfw Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2017 1:21 p.m. PST

Forget all of that, we have a carrier task force that can be sailing toward the target and away from the target AT THE SAME TIME!

Don Manser Inactive Member21 Apr 2017 5:15 p.m. PST

Have to keep them guessing …

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