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BLU-121/B thermobaric bomb

Country of Origin: USA


The BLU-121/B is a 2,000-lb (910-kg) thermobaric penetrator warhead developed under the Hard Target Defeat program for the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency. It is a successor to the BLU-118/B thermobaric warhead that entered Air Force service in 2001. The BLU-121/B is designed to attack tunnel targets. It also provides some penetrating capability while delivering significant blast overpressure, according to the Air Force.

It hits tunnel targets through the skip-bombing method....

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