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US Makes 'Bunker Buster' Bomb Even Bigger

US Makes 'Bunker Buster' Bomb Even Bigger
Posted Friday, May 3rd 2013 @ 3pm  by Ruth Brown, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The Pentagon has been doing a little showing off for Israel. US officials have been playing Israeli military and civilian leaders footage of the Pentagon's new and improved "bunker buster" bomb, which it says can now take out Iran's most secure nuclear enrichment facility, Fordow. The goal is to convince Israel that America—and only America—is capable of preventing Iran from getting its hands on a nuclear weapon, thus deterring Israel from making a strike of its own while hopefully encouraging diplomatic efforts with Tehran, the Wall Street Journalreports.

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