How Do You Kill a Tank Without Killing Civilians?

Concrete bombs. France has been dropping 660-pound concrete-filled training bombs on Libyan tanks to crush them while minimizing collateral damage, since "there is no, or very little, shrapnel thrown out," according to French military spokesman Thierry Burkhard.

The bombs aren't dumb rocks, though—Defense Tech notes that they're still just as smart as the explode-y kind of bombs, since they're guided by modern technology, like lasers or GPS. [Defense Tech]


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