In Iran created heavy duty non-nuclear bomb. This was stated by the commander of aerospace forces of Islamic revolution guards Corps Brigadier General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh, reports on Saturday, September 16, the Iranian television channel Press TV.
Hajizade projectile called the «father of all bombs» by analogy with the American «mother of all bombs» – heavy duty explosive aerial bomb GBU-43, which in April this year, was dropped by the US air force on the positions of militants of the terrorist group «Islamic state» in Afghanistan, notes TASS.
The mass of the GBU-43 is 9.5 tons. The Iranian bomb, according to Hajizade, weighs 9.8 tons, and has a high destructive capability.