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U.S. Air Force Procures New And Improved Bunker Buster Bombs

JUN 29, 2018: The U.S. Air Force has awarded nearly $900 million to two companies for new bunker buster bombs that will be less likely to fail to explode than those currently being used in Iraq and Syria. The new 2,000-pound class bombs are built around an improved warhead called the BLU-137/B, which will replace existing weapons that have already been a key element in the fight against ISIS. The BLU-137/B will be used to defeat hardened targets, such as secure command-and-control bunkers and other protected facilities. The U.S. AirRead More