U.S. Discloses New Airborne Mine Concept

Credit: U.S. Air Force/MSgt. Kevin Gruenwald
In an almost unpublicized test on Sept. 23, 2014, a Boeing B-52H bomber demonstrated a variation on a centuries-old tool of naval warfare. Flying north of Guam, the bomber released an experimental combination of the in-service Quickstrike sea-bottom mine with a BSU-104 Joint Direct Attack Munition...

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