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Re: Excessive force?

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The U.S. Air Force proved this month that laser guided bombs can, in fact, hit moving targets at sea when dropped from supersonic bombers like the B-1B Lancer.

On Sept. 4, a B-1 from the 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron took off from Dyess Air Force Base bound for the Gulf of Mexico. Their goal was to better understand and improve their maritime strike capabilities while using a laser guided 500-pound bomb GBU-54, as well as 500 and 2,000-pound joint direct attack munitions.
Yeah, I do know the back story on the pic, which was not photo shopped, to the best of my knowledge.
It just seemed a bit of insight into our future dealings with the CG, as it seems they are getting more militant by the day.

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