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Air Force Gravity Bombs

The Air Force maintains a stockpile of various gravity bombs for delivery by long-range bombers and fighter-bomber aircraft. As of 2005, this stockpile includes approximately 2,100 bombs of two types (B61 and B83). More than half of these are active, with the remainder in inactive storage.

The gravity bombs exist in seven different modifications (mods) with different characteristics and capabilities: B61-3, B61-4, B61-7, B61-10, B61-11, B80-0 and B83-1.

FOIA documents about the following weapons are available:


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