|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 6 Dec 2011 20:31:59 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, GLOBAL: 1, 500 pound WW II bomb found at U.S. Air Force base in Yokota, Japan|
EOD experts to detonate WWII bomb on Yokota Air Base By CHARLIE REED Stars and Stripes December 6, 2011YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – Bomb experts on Wednesday plan to detonate a 110-pound bomb that was found at an on-base construction site Tuesday.
An explosive ordnance disposal team from nearby Yokosuka Naval Base is leading efforts to bury the 110-pound bomb, cover it with metal plates and detonate it Wednesday afternoon, according to Yokota spokeswoman Tech Sgt. Robin Stanchak.
The no-go zone around the unearthed WWII-era bomb was extended to a 1,500-foot radius in preparation for the detonation.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.stripes.com/news/eod-experts-to-detonate-wwii-bomb-on- yokota-air-base-1.162643
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