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To: MikeA
Great info - thanks MikeA.

Uh, what is a JDAM? I'll give a Google here.

35 posted on 06/08/2006 3:33:20 PM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

A JDAM is a Joint Direct Attack Munition, or a laser guided bomb.


37 posted on 06/08/2006 3:37:33 PM PDT by MikeA (Not voting in November because you're pouting is a vote for Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House)
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To: don-o
All over Google - Looks like the 500# bomb was the correct load to achieve the desired result. Collapse the building twice. There are bigger ones, which would have left a greasy spot.

What we have is good pre-planning on the operation.

38 posted on 06/08/2006 3:39:08 PM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o
JDAM = Joint Directed Attack Munition

The "joint directed" means that any member of any American armed forces (Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy) can designate a target and call in a strike.

It's kind of like calling in Artillery, but with the range that covers the whole country.

41 posted on 06/08/2006 3:43:53 PM PDT by ChadGore (VISUALIZE 62,041,268 Bush fans. We Vote.)
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