Graphic: How the U.S. Massive Ordnance Penetrator works — Israel has asked the United States for bunker-busting missiles, though they don’t actually have planes big enough to drop the U.S.’s Massive Ordnance Penetrator. What exactly does the U.S.’s Massive Ordnance Penetrator do? The National Post‘s graphics department takes a look.

Graphic: How the U.S. Massive Ordnance Penetrator works — Israel has asked the United States for bunker-busting missiles, though they don’t actually have planes big enough to drop the U.S.’s Massive Ordnance Penetrator. What exactly does the U.S.’s Massive Ordnance Penetrator do? The National Post‘s graphics department takes a look.

Rare image of a B-2 stealth bomber and its Massive Ordnance Penetrator bunker buster bomb

Rare image of a B-2 stealth bomber and its Massive Ordnance Penetrator bunker buster bomb

B-52 releases the Massive Ordnance Penetrator during a weapons test. by DTRA/SCC-WMD, via Flickr

B-52 releases the Massive Ordnance Penetrator during a weapons test. by DTRA/SCC-WMD, via Flickr

The Massively Terrible Plan to Give Israel the Massive Ordnance Penetrator

The Massively Terrible Plan to Give Israel the Massive Ordnance Penetrator

The Aviationist » Upgraded 30,000-lb Massive Ordnance Penetrator bomb ready to destroy deeply buried bunkers in Iran, Syria etc.

The Aviationist » Upgraded 30,000-lb Massive Ordnance Penetrator bomb ready to destroy deeply buried bunkers in Iran, Syria etc.

Fab Vd M - Massive Ordnance Penetrator by Fab vd M on SoundCloud

Fab Vd M - Massive Ordnance Penetrator by Fab vd M on SoundCloud

Det amerikanska försvarshögkvarteret Pentagon uppgraderat jättebomben Massive Ordnance Penetrator, här på en bild från 2007, samtidigt som man förde samtal med Iran om landets kärnteknikprogram.

Det amerikanska försvarshögkvarteret Pentagon uppgraderat jättebomben Massive Ordnance Penetrator, här på en bild från 2007, samtidigt som man förde samtal med Iran om landets kärnteknikprogram.

USAF MOP test. The GBU-57A/B Massive OrdnancePenetrator (MOP) is a U.S. Air Force,precision-guided, 30,000-pound (13,608 kg) "bunker buster" bomb.[2] This is substantially larger than the deepest penetrating bunker busters previously available, the 5,000-pound (2,268 kg) GBU-28 and GBU-37.

USAF MOP test. The GBU-57A/B Massive OrdnancePenetrator (MOP) is a U.S. Air Force,precision-guided, 30,000-pound (13,608 kg) "bunker buster" bomb.[2] This is substantially larger than the deepest penetrating bunker busters previously available, the 5,000-pound (2,268 kg) GBU-28 and GBU-37.

C2 - Air Force (U.S.) Programs - [no date, likely 2012]: Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP)

C2 - Air Force (U.S.) Programs - [no date, likely 2012]: Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP)

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