Porthole 24 Sep 13

SURELY the US Air Force could have found a better target than this. A small metal dinghy, capable of carrying no more than a couple of people, was blown to kingdom-come by a 900kg laser-guided smart bomb by the US Air Force during a routine weapons test in the Gulf of Mexico recently. The test was allegedly to ascertain the effectiveness of an aircraft attacking a “mobile sea target”. Needless to say, and as the before and after photos clearly show, the US$24,000 bomb worked to perfection and absolutely annihilated ...
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