New technology set to come on line

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    Pentagon speeds up work on 15-ton bomb - Military- msnbc.com
    A 30,000 lb bunker buster....and not a moment too soon. The Democrats tried to kill it back in 2007...

    but Obama rightly brought the program back up to speed.:clap2:
     
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    Defeating armor-piercing bullets...

    New Armor Material Turns Armor-piercing Bullets ‘Into Dust’
    April 11, 2016 - A new material might be strong enough to render even an armor-piercing bullet harmless.
     
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    You don't need a bunker buster to kill everyone inside the bunker. White Phosphorus sucks the oxygen out of the air that is legal under the Geneva Convention to light up the target but not to kill the target. Also known as Willie Peter.
     
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    Only useful on bunkers that weigh more than 13,600 kilograms.
     

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