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Ministry of Defence said the creation of a powerful bomb

September 11 2007

Ministry of Defence said the establishment of a Russian vacuum bombs, which has no analogues in the world.

"The test results established aviation ammunition showed that on its effectiveness and it is comparable with nuclear weapons," - said Deputy Chief of General Staff of Russian Armed Forces, Col. Gen. Alexander Rukshin in the program "Time" on Channel One.

The general stressed that the use of the bomb does not affect the region's ecology and the application does not lead to environmental pollution. The operating principle of the new vacuum bomb is flowing and blowing over to the special fuel loads. The major damaging factor in this case is the impact of explosive shock waves and high temperature. Explosives used in the new vacuum bomb, has a greater destructive power than TNT, because it was created using nanotechnology.

TV channel reported that a similar vacuum bomb, but less power available to the U.S. and is called the "mother of all bombs." Employees of the Russian military-industrial complex, in turn, called the Russian development of a "daddy of all bombs."

Russian vacuum bomb with a smaller amount of explosive (7100 kg vs. 8200 kg) more powerful than the American four times, and the temperature at the epicenter of the explosion is twice. In addition, the Russian bomb exceed U.S. defeat in the general area - 300 meters to 150 meters. "He (dad of all bombs" - Ed.) Give us the opportunity to implement security of the state and at the same time confront international terrorism in any situation and any region ", - stressed Alexander Rukshin. Building such a bomb does not violate any of the military agreements signed by Russia, informs " Interfax ".

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