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User currently offlineJETPILOT From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3130 posts, RR: 27
Posted (13 years 2 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2326 times:

Does the fuel/air bomb have a place in this Iraq war?

I have yet to hear of one being used? Are they saving this weapon for a special occasion?

This would be a good a time to use one as ever....

Is the new MOAB 20,000 pound monster a fuel/air weapon?

FAE Detonation.....


[Edited 2003-03-26 09:24:56]

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User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (13 years 2 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2306 times:

No, MOAB is not an FAE.
FAEs are excellent for use against soft targets like groups of troops or trucks out in the open or wooden buildings.
MOAB has a similar function, but uses different explosives (rather, an FAE has hardly any explosives at all but relies on a small spark setting off an explosion in a large cloud of kerosine (or diessel fuel) vapour).

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