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Laser-guided smart bomb crushes small boat - 09/19/2013
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The US Air Force has shown off its considerable military might - by using a 900-kilogram laser-guided smart bomb to blow up a dinghy. In an exercise described by one commentator as "overkill defined", the tiny metal boat was blown to smithereens in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month, with the moment of impact captured on camera. According to Dyess Air Force Base in Texas, which released the images, a B-1B bomber was sent up on September 4 to test how effective the aircraft was when attacking a mobile sea target. Read more



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