The Pentagon Says Even Its Biggest Bomb Isn’t Enough To Reach Iran’s Nuclear Labs

Businessinsider.com: The Massive Ordnance Penetrator bomb made news last week when its development team won rare accolades and news of a possible target were reported by The Telegraph.

It was understood then that there were doubts whether the 30,000 pound bomb would penetrate deeply enough to hit Iran’s alleged nuclear facilities.

Adam Entous and Julian Barnes at The Wall Street Journal now report the Pentagon’s doubts are so strong it has ‘secretly’ submitted a congressional request

Salt Desert Bunker

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Great Salt Desert Bunker – QOM

for additional funding to enhance the MOP’s ability to penetrate into rock, concrete and steel.

 

It’s thought that the bombs first target could be Iran’s worst kep secret, a facility nestled in the mountains near the holy city of QOM.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/bi-mop-iran-2012-1#ixzz1kwnp7Jmk

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