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Russia tests world’s most powerful vacuum bomb

Writing by admin on Saturday, 22 of September , 2007 at 9:45 pm

The world’s most powerful vacuum bomb has been tested by the russians.The bomb unleashes a destructive shockwave with the power of a nuclear blast.

The bomb is the latest in a series of new Russian weapons and policy moves as President Vladimir Putin tries to reassert Moscow’s role on the international stage.The defence ministry stresses this military invention does not contradict a single international treaty. Russia is not unleashing a new arms race

Such devices generally detonate in two stages. First a small blast disperses a main load of explosive material into a cloud, which then either spontaneously ignites in air or is set off by a second charge.

This explosion generates a pressure wave that reaches much further than that from a conventional explosive. The consumption of gases in the blast also generates a partial vacuum that can compound damage and injuries caused by the explosion itself.

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Comments (7)

Category: Military Research and Development,Military Technology News,Russian Military Weapons



Comment by Blake Drysdale

Made Friday, 9 of May , 2008 at 3:19 am

Video no longer works.

Comment by jimo

Made Wednesday, 18 of February , 2009 at 7:49 am

FOAB farting of all bombs. Another copy of American Technology: MOAB. We already built it years ago, just because it blows bigger does not mean we cannot build bigger. Russia is like a child wanting to kick his dad’s ass when he grows up.

Comment by jimo

Made Wednesday, 18 of February , 2009 at 7:51 am

just like their only aircraft carrier, or the space shuttle. Copy, copy.

Comment by Jack Napiare

Made Wednesday, 22 of June , 2011 at 5:21 pm

Nothing wrong with a little friendly compitition, just remember who’s ahead. lol

Comment by Rohan Sharma

Made Friday, 18 of November , 2011 at 9:02 am

Russian is awesome…..
The true champ . As far as america is consern look throughout history you atom bomb or missile program even stealth fighter tech everything is by a German or french scientist or someone from other part of city .
Even the case of Russian tech is russian & german scientist in that sense they are the original.

And lol if you think they copied your motherofall bomb then there must be something really wrong in usa that their defense secret and tech is like a sl ut on sale.

Think before you speak

Comment by grec777

Made Wednesday, 3 of April , 2013 at 9:58 am

Actually Russia has been making weapons like this dating back to the 60 -70s way before the MOAB was ever created.every now and again the USA copies Russia.F-35 lift fan engine is a copy of the 1998 Russian yak freestyle.FOAB design is completely different than Moab.its smaller with double the blast radius. Not as big as Russia claimed but definitely better.Sometimes America copies and sometimes Russia an American born and bread,but I don’t let my ego get in the way of the truth right in front of me.

Comment by rita sullivan=scott

Made Saturday, 26 of April , 2014 at 6:12 pm

I just think it’s sophisticated that their stuff is followed.

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