Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Aircrew Forums > Military Aviation
Reload this Page >

USAF Tests New Bunker-Buster GBU-72

Military Aviation A forum for the professionals who fly military hardware. Also for the backroom boys and girls who support the flying and maintain the equipment, and without whom nothing would ever leave the ground. All armies, navies and air forces of the world equally welcome here.

USAF Tests New Bunker-Buster GBU-72

Old 14th Oct 2021, 07:16
  #1 (permalink)  
Ecce Homo! Loquitur...
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: Peripatetic
Posts: 12,155
USAF Tests New Bunker-Buster GBU-72


The Air Force is testing a new bunker-busting bomb that could counter North Korea and Iran

Air Force weapons testers are vetting a new 5,000-pound bomb that could become a bunker-busting tool against North Korean or Iranian nuclear facilities.

An F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jet with the 96th Test Wing at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, wrapped up a slate of assessments Oct. 7 when it dropped a GBU-72 Advanced 5K Penetrator bomb from 35,000 feet over the installation’s vast test range, the service said in a release Tuesday…..

ORAC is online now  
Old 14th Oct 2021, 14:00
  #2 (permalink)  
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Glorious Devon
Posts: 350
Been done
Late to the party again!
Ninthace is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.