Report: US has upgraded ‘bunker buster’ bomb that could be used should Iran talks fail

The Pentagon has upgraded its Massive Ordnance Penetrator, shown here in a 2007 version, as talks were progressing in recent months on Iran’s nuclear program. Photo: ASSOCIATED PRESS

The Pentagon has been upgrading the biggest bunker-buster bomb in its arsenal even as talks continue over Tehran’s nuclear program, readying a weapon that could destroy Iran’s facilities if negotiations fail, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

Work to improve the design, guidance systems and anti-jamming capabilities on the so-called Massive Ordnance Penetrator began before the latest round of negotiations with Iran started.

The most recent test of the 30,000-pound device was in mid-January, the Journal said.

The bomb was created to give US President Barack Obama options for attacking fortified facilities like Iran’s Fordow nuclear installation, which is built into a mountain…

  • mauser 98

    yeah right..

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  • ntt1

    If it has indeed been upgraded what really is the point if there is no more will to use it, better off the parachute in hildebeast to terrorize the savages.

  • WhiteRabbit3

    What president wouldn’t feel like a stud with the penetrator in his arsenal?

    • Alain

      Especially if it were Hilderbeast.

    • WalterBannon

      His name is Reggie Love…

      • WalterBannon

        Oh, wait, did you say in his arsehole or in his arsenal?

  • BillyHW

    Why not just kill the Ayatollahs?

  • Millie_Woods

    Pure misdirection. Does anyone, except the press, actually believe the bullshit that comes out of Washington these days?

  • WalterBannon

    Quick, fire this at the Muslim stronghold in the White House

  • Brett_McS

    The Israeli’s ‘smart bombs’ don’t use GPS, they use un-jammeable optical recognition.