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Tango0105 Jan 2019 12:48 p.m. PST

"China has tested its most powerful non-nuclear bomb, according to a state-run media, which nicknamed it "the Chinese version of 'the mother of all bombs'", in reference to an American missile dropped in Afghanistan in 2017. It has been dropped by a HK-6k heavy bomber.

Norinco has posted on its website a video that shows for a few seconds the dropping of a bomb. It crashes on a meadow, before producing a gigantic fireball and a plume of black smoke. On social networks, the official news agency Xinhua described the bomb, presented for the first time, as "the Chinese version of 'the mother of all bombs'". It has been dropped by a H-6K, equivalent to the Russian Tupolev Tu-16…."


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Personal logo Andrew Walters Supporting Member of TMP05 Jan 2019 2:40 p.m. PST

I googled for the video but it wasn't very interesting.

Cke1st05 Jan 2019 4:06 p.m. PST

So they dropped the bomb, which is their version of an American design, from their bomber, which is their version of a Russian design… I'm picking up a common theme here.

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Jan 2019 5:24 p.m. PST

Cke1st for the win!

28mm Fanatik05 Jan 2019 6:43 p.m. PST

So they tested their own MOAB. Woo hoo. BFD.

Pythagoras06 Jan 2019 1:08 p.m. PST

Well, they did invent printing and everyone copied that. There would be no modern age without it.

28mm Fanatik06 Jan 2019 1:15 p.m. PST


Tango0106 Jan 2019 3:23 p.m. PST



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