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News U.S. Nuclear Weapon is a GAME CHANGER According to our Military Strategists.

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posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 06:49 PM
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August 23, 2018

I can't understand or appreciate the technology, but it sounds like this is a Bomb that can programmed "on the fly" to be a battlefield baby nuke, or destroy a small city.


The Air Force’s B-2 Stealth bomber has test-dropped an upgraded, multi-function B61-12 nuclear bomb which improves accuracy, integrates various attack options into a single bomb and changes the strategic landscape with regard to nuclear weapons mission possibilities.

The B61-12 adds substantial new levels of precision targeting and consolidates several different kinds of attack options into a single weapon. Instead of needing separate variants of the weapon for different functions, the B61-12 by itself allows for earth-penetrating attacks, low-yield strikes, high-yield attacks, above surface detonation and bunker-buster options.

The latest version of the B61 thermonuclear gravity bomb, which has origins as far back as the 1960s, is engineered as a low-to-medium yield strategic and tactical nuclear weapon, according to nuclearweaponsarchive.org, which also states the weapon has a “two-stage” radiation implosion design.

“The main advantage of the B61-12 is that it packs all the gravity bomb capabilities against all the targeting scenarios into one bomb. That spans from very low-yield tactical “clean” use with low fallout to more dirty attacks against underground targets,” Hans Kristensen, Director of the Nuclear Information Project, Federation of American Scientists, told Warrior Maven.
MORE at: www.foxnews.com...

For those who understand warfare, is this new weapon as big a deal for the U.S., as it sounds?

-CareWeMust




posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 06:55 PM
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Oh How wonderful...

A new Atomic bomb......just what the World needs....

I'll ask the plants and animals in nature what they think about it, next time I'm among nature.....I'm sure they will be thrilled.


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posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 06:57 PM
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a reply to: carewemust



or destroy a small city


Yeah, nothing like vapourising innocent civilians, again.



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:00 PM
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a reply to: gort51

As much as I agree with your sentiments, other countries are still building them too. Doesn't make it right but it's a necessary evil.



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:00 PM
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Great back to the arms race again. The Russians test their new Satan-2 now we have one even smarter.



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:03 PM
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a reply to: hillbilly4rent


I'm hoping the wars in the future will be cyber focused. Better than pulverizing the planet.



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:04 PM
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seems to me this is just an improvement (?) on the late 80's dial a yield warhead.

Add in some nifty software and a penetrator nose and you can have one sort of bomb instead of a few different ones.

It could lead to fewer nukes knocking around since you wont need 5, 10, 20 kt etc just a few of thee that you can set the yield on and program for the appropriate deployment.



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posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:05 PM
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How many ways do we need to blow up the world?

Anyhow, game changer? currently the game is don't use a effin nuke.
Anything that changes that game, I don't want part of regardless of what side "wins"



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:09 PM
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I'm not hoping for any, but I know they will be. With all the agreements maid between countries to help defend one another, all it would take for example. Pakistan bombing India how is that going to work. India is a close friend and Ally of sorts of the US. Pakistan is a not so close Ally but friends with Russia. So it's anybody's ball game.



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:11 PM
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Sunshine, lollipops and crossed fingers is all we need....



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:15 PM
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That's one of the things that intrigued me about the article. If Pakistan hits India, we could decide when the planes arrive whether to go after the Paki President hiding in his bunker, or wipe out the entire installation.



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:16 PM
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originally posted by: carewemust
a reply to: SprocketUK


That's one of the things that intrigued me about the article. If Pakistan hits India, we could decide when the planes arrive whether to go after the Paki President hiding in his bunker, or wipe out the entire installation.


Maybe, or just, you know, stay out of it.


Perhaps things would have been better if both countries were still coloured pink on the map of the world?



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:18 PM
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Honestly, I spent about the first 20 some odd years of my life living on cold war terms. It would be kind of disappointing if WW3 never happens. It was my whole excuse for self destructive behavior. I started smoking because the Russians would kill me before cigarettes would. I ate deep dish pizza 3 times a week because....why not? WW3 is on it's way!

Now I'm a 70 year old 40 year old and I should have been dead already. LOL

Seriously though. Don't worry about it. It's all about money. Defense contractors make more money building planes and bombs than they do spying on grandma's gossip phone calls. If WW3 was ever gonna happen it would have happened ages ago.



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:18 PM
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In a way, its good that both Pakistan and India have nuclear bombs. If one did and the other didn't, one of those nations wouldn't exist at this point. I didn't know until talking to a co-worker from India, how much the leaders of those two countries hate each other.



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:19 PM
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In other words, billions of dollars wasted on something that will never be used. Yay!



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:19 PM
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a reply to: carewemust

Like the movie says "The only way to win is not to play the game", period.

A dial a nuclear yield bomb only makes use of the munitions all that more of a possibility.

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posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:20 PM
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originally posted by: SprocketUK

originally posted by: carewemust
a reply to: SprocketUK


That's one of the things that intrigued me about the article. If Pakistan hits India, we could decide when the planes arrive whether to go after the Paki President hiding in his bunker, or wipe out the entire installation.


Maybe, or just, you know, stay out of it.

Perhaps things would have been better if both countries were still coloured pink on the map of the world?


If Trump is President and India is behind on their dues payments, we might stay out of it!



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:21 PM
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That is a GREAT POINT! If you can dial-down the nuke yield, the military brass would indeed be more inclined to use that weapon.



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:24 PM
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A more efficient eco friendly atomic bomb. I'm sure the tree huggers are ecstatic!



posted on Aug, 23 2018 @ 07:28 PM
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originally posted by: Xcalibur254
In other words, billions of dollars wasted on something that will never be used. Yay!


It's not a "waste". One of my uncles in Seattle has a nice house, and put his 3 children through college, thanks to employment by Northrop.



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