FAB-9000 at Ryazan Museum of Long-Range Aviation

FAB-9000 (ФАБ-9000) was a very large 9,000 kg (19,842 lb) conventional high explosive bomb developed early in the Cold War.[1][better source needed] The bombs were used by the Iraqi Air Force during the Iran-Iraq war, being dropped from Tu-22 Blinder bombers on military, industrial and civilian targets. It contains 4,296 kg (9,471 lb) of explosive.

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  1. ^ "FAB 9000 High Explosive Bomb". www.globalsecurity.org. Retrieved 23 January 2019.