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    • e l pratt
    • 30.11.11 | 01:02 (IST)

    There is a munitions type euphemistically called "Rods from God" in which super hard tungsten alloy spears are launched into space from earth to a height of 25,000 and guided back to earth having attained extremely high velocities. The massive amount of kinetic energy coupled with the exceptionally hard steel produces penetration depths of a mile or more and the shock wave in the earth collapses concrete structure for a radius of several miles. To paraphrase a popular song: And, another one turns to dust! Boom! Boom!

    from the article: Former Mossad chief: Israeli strike on Iran will lead to regional war
    First published 23:08 29.11.11 | Last updated 23:08 29.11.11
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