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A-6E Intruders of Carrier Air Wing, flying from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65), drop CBU-59 cluster bombs on Iranian naval targets. U.S. NAVY PHOTO

A CBU-59 cluster bomb splits open to release its bomblets after being dropped from an A-6E Intruder aircraft during an attack on an Iranian target. The attack is in retaliation for the mining of the guided missile frigate USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG-58).