The U.S. military dropped two more daisy cutter bombs in Afghanistan last week, according to Pentagon officials. Originally designed to clear helicopter landing areas in Vietnam, the daisy cutter bombs, also known as Commando Vault, are 15,000 pound, unguided "dumb" bombs fitted with four-foot daisy-cutter fuses. Eleven daisy cutters were dropped from C-130s during the Gulf War (DAILY, Nov. 7). Asked at a Dec. 10 Pentagon briefing about the use of the daisy cutter, ...
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