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$5.2M for the First 71 BLU-122 “Bunker-Buster” Warheads

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General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems in Niceville, FL received a $5.2 million firm-fixed-price contract modification to provide for 71 BLU-122 production penetrator warheads. The BLU-122 "bunker buster" warhead is a 5,000 lb class weapon designed to defeat hard and deeply buried targets. It significantly improves upon the performance of the BLU-113 warhead by incorporating the latest technological advances in warhead designs and explosives....

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