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Air Force looking for industry to build MOP components

April 21, 2017 |
Rachel Karas
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The Air Force is looking for companies able to build components of the GBU-57 Massive Ordnance Penetrator system, including the warhead case, tail kit, fuzing system, carriage and release equipment and other ground support equipment. In an April 18 Federal Business Opportunities notice, the service indicated it wants more sources who are able to provide components for the 30,000-lb, GPS-guided "bunker buster" bomb flown on the B-2. MOP is the largest conventional explosive in the U.S. arsenal by weight. Developed...

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