okay-the MOAB is in- is the MOP ?

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okay-the MOAB is in- is the MOP ?

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"The US Military is planning to develop a new experimental 30,000 pound (13,600 kg) bomb for it's weapons arsenal. This bomb would be used at reaching deeply buried targets beyond a conventional bombs reach.
The new bomb, called Massive Ordinance Penetrator, or MOP, is about one-third heavier than the Massive Ordinance Air Blast bomb, or MOAB. MOAB is listed at weighing in at 21,000 pounds. Flight testing of the new bomb is expected sometime in 2006.
The MOP may be designed to fit inside the B-2 bomber as well as Boeing's B-52 bomber. The bomb is assembled with special alloy penetrators allowing the bomb to stay intact on impact, improving effectiveness of underground and tunnel operations. "

Not sure is this would "work" in game as there are no bunkers or underground structures for it to be used on in game.
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Well it would have a huge structure attack rating nonetheless. :) Did you see any mention of if that alloy is depleted uranium?
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I havent found much info at all about it yet.

One thing i can add is that it appears to be being made at Eglin which is where the MOAB was made also if memory serves.
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I've made note of it. I'll see if I can get the details in.
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http://www.janes.com/defence/news/jdw/j ... _1_n.shtml

Doesnt help much cuase m poor and cant afford the 1k a year for the entire artcile :evil:


The US is almost back to this baby :P

bummer- cant get the pic to show.

t-12 i think.

http://www.image-dump.com/view.php?m=2&x=24030
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