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Concrete message: Iran ‘supershield’ to thwart US ‘superbomb’

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Concrete message: Iran ‘supershield’ to thwart US ‘superbomb’


Pentagon’s joy at getting tons of money for a bigger, badder bomb was, apparently, premature. Iran claims to have invented “super concrete” – of a type that will stop the Massive Ordnance Penetrator from penetrating… well, anything.

­Iran is known for being one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the world. As a result, their scientists have gotten really good at creating ultra-high performance concrete, or UHPC, which is one of the toughest and most rigid building materials in the world. And like any dual-use technology, it can have military applications as well – something the Iranians are keen to utilize.What they’ve done is the exact opposite of that age-old adage: “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”..... MORE
SourceRT.com

URL: http://rt.com/news/super-concrete-super-bomb-409/

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