The Air Force's new bunker-busting behemoth, the aptly named Massive Ordnance Penetrator, is now available for combat on the B-2 stealth bomber, service officials told the Daily Report, Nov. 15, 2011. Whiteman AFB, Mo., home of the B-2 fleet, received its first batch of the 30,000-pound-class bombs in September 2011, and the MOPs are ready for operational use, they said. Here, a rendering of the massive munition, which Boeing manufacturers.
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An F-35A Lightning II assigned to Hill AFB, Utah,
conducts a training flight with F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to Kunsan
AB, Republic of Korea, over the city of Gunsan, on Dec. 1, 2017,
in preparation for Vigilant Ace 18.
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