US dropped Unmanned Bombs on Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Tell me more?
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- eAnswers...Jul 22, 2013
Yes, the news is true that the US dropped unmanned bombs on Great Barrier Reef Marine Park of Australia by two US Fighter Jets. All this situation occurred when a training exercise went wrong on 16 July 2013. As per the official statement of the 7th Fleet of US, the bombs were dropped but none was exploded in more than 50 meters of water away from the coral in order to reduce the damage caused to the reefs.
- Hari PrakashJul 22, 2013
Yes on 16 July 2013, during joint exercise with Australia's military, the two U.S AV-8B Harrier fighter jet pilots were forced to drop the four unarmed bombs during a training exercise gone wrong last week into Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park which is listed as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations and located off the northeast coast of Australia. However the bombs didn’t explode, but environmentalists went crazy, accusing the act as an unbearable assault on a global natural treasure. U.S. Navy officials said on 22.07.13 that officials may retrieve the bombs shortly.
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