What does BLU-82 mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Big Blue, BLU-82(noun)

    a reliable and deadly 15,000-pound fragmentation bomb that explodes just above ground with a large radius; the largest conventional bomb in existence; used in Afghanistan


  1. blu-82

    The BLU-82 is a large-yield conventional bomb used by the United States military, often referred to as the "Daisy Cutter." It was designed to create an instant clearing in dense vegetation or to create a psychological impact on the enemy due to its large blast radius. It was often used during the Vietnam War and in the Gulf War. The BLU-82 contains 6,800 kg of GSX Slurry (ammonium nitrate, aluminum powder and polystyrene) and was, until 1991, the largest conventional bomb in existence.


  1. BLU-82

    The BLU-82B/C-130 weapon system, known under program "Commando Vault" and nicknamed "daisy cutter" in Vietnam and in Afghanistan for its ability to flatten a forest into a helicopter landing zone, is a 15,000 pound conventional bomb, delivered from either a C-130 or an MC-130 transport aircraft. There were 225 constructed. The BLU-82 was retired in 2008 and replaced with the more powerful MOAB.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BLU-82 in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BLU-82 in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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