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Iran May Need To Dig Deeper

The New Israeli Bunker Buster:

February 21, 2012: Israel has developed a new 500 pound (227 kg) penetrator bomb, the MPR-500. The MPR-500 can smash through more than a meter (39 inches) of concrete, or four 200mm (8 inch) concrete barriers (floors or bunker walls) and then detonate. When the MPR-500 explodes, it releases 26,000 fragments, which will wound or kill out to 100 meters.

What on earth could possibly have prompted Israel to release this information now?

Posted in Defense, Foreign Policy.