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Originally posted by WestPoint23
Actually the B-2's nominal and most combat efficient load out id 40K, there is no reason it can not carry more, and it indeed it can, a lot more.
Originally posted by Ghost01
That brings me to a very good question: How do they actually determine the Max Payload of a bomber anyway?
I used to think they would try different combinations until they made the plane too heavy to take off. However, what you are saying here suggests that would not be correct.
Would you share with us how they figure this out?
Originally posted by longbow
I think they are trying to send the message to Iran... Their underground facilities are not safe it seems.
The United States recently warned against an attack on Iran's nuclear facilities.
American officials recently warned that Israel would be on strike in Iran has not been informed in advance. The United States does not support the conflict, fear of retaliation, which would hit their economic interests in the Gulf and put their troops in Afghanistan. At the same time but the US Government reiterates that a military solution to the conflict cannot be ruled out, fail if the diplomatic means.
The Israeli air force is last year's news magazine Newsweek, available from the Americans the elder-piercing shells homing bombs. President Barack Obama has authorized the sale of 55 pieces GBU-28 in 2009, said the magazine.