An earlier post that was made to this blog: Satellite Images of Iran’s Hidden Nuclear Bomb Manufacturing Site Near Qom

It appears that the US military may be planning to do something about Iran’s ostensible underground nuclear bomb facility.


Boeing delivers first batch of 30,000-pound bombs to Air Force

The Massive Ordnance Penetrator — the Air Force has ordered 20 from Boeing — is nearly five tons heavier than any other bomb in the military’s arsenal and is made to pulverize underground targets.

Aerospace giant Boeing Co. has delivered the first batch of 30,000-pound bombs, each nearly five tons heavier than anything else in the military’s arsenal, to the U.S. Air Force to pulverize underground enemy hide-outs.

At a total cost of about $314 million, the military has developed and ordered 20 of the GPS-guided bombs, called Massive Ordnance Penetrators. They are designed to be dropped on targets by the Boeing-made B-52 Stratofortress long-range bomber or Northrop Grumman Corp.’s B-2 stealth bomber. Read rest of the story.

Below is a YouTube video of an 18,000 MOAB (Massive Ordinance Air Blast) bomb. This most recent bomb is bigger.