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MOAB,Fuel/Air Munitions....

Wed Mar 26, 2003 5:09 pm

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.....


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RE: MOAB,Fuel/Air Munitions....

Wed Mar 26, 2003 5:14 pm

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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