A video with consequences of appliance of a 1.5-ton bomb by the Russian Aerospace Forces has been released in the Internet. The KAB-1500 bomb is considered to be the most powerful Russian bomb.
The bomb was dropped by the Su-34 aircraft in the province of Idlib. An underground bunker of terrorists, which had played a role of an important communication centre, was destroyed with the help of KAB-1500.
The video shows flight of a bomber against radio talks in the Arab language. Then a smoke can be seen over epicentre of the explosion and an impressive shell crater.
As Pravda.Ru reported before, the KAB-1500 smart aircraft bomb is famous for its high accuracy. It is equipped with a laser target seeker.
Such bombs are applied against highly fortified targets - mountainous positions, underground bunkers, command posts, concrete shelters, stores with weapons.
High-explosive capsule of the combat part is capable of penetrating 20 metres of ground or strike 3-m wide concrete walls. The KAB-1500 bombs have been applied in Afghanistan and Chechnya to destroy especially important and secured targets. Such bombs are not dropped on cities.
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