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    Bunker Blaster
    Since the 1991 Persian Gulf War, many changes have been made not in the shape or performance of U.S. weapons but in their computer-chip brains. The GBU-28 "bunker buster" is designed to destroy buried targets previously immune to anything weaker than a nuclear bomb.

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