Pentagon Fast Tracks Newest Non-Nuke Mega-Bomb

 There were reports back in August that the Pentagon was trying to expedite delivery of its newest non-nuclear mega-bomb, the Massive Ordnance Penetrator, or MOP. Now the DoD has awarded a contract worth nearly $52 million to speed up placement of the bomb on the Air Force's B-2 Stealth bombers.
It seems the Pentagon wants to have MOP available as a possible option for dealing with suspected nuclear installations in Iran and North Korea.

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By Planet Data