Pentagon Addressing MOP Fuze Issue

Pentagon officials are working to improve the fuze on the Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP), the largest conventional munition in the U.S. Air Force arsenal. The MOP project began in response to an urgent need in 2003 for a capability to penetrate deeper than with any current U.S. munition; at the...

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