MOAB: What We Know About the “Mother of All Bombs” Dropped on Afghanistan

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President Trump pulls another public relations coup that the press loves.

Nobody is talking about Trump being a Russian mole any more.

Trump did campaign on the platform that he was going to “bomb the shit out of ISIS.”

CNBC

The Pentagon said Thursday that it had used the largest non-nuclear bomb in its arsenal against ISIS, prompting questions about what exactly this weapon is.

Most of what is publicly available about the GBU-43 comes from a 2008 article from the Eglin Air Force Base. The piece, which marked the five-year anniversary of the bomb, says that the GBU-43 weighs a massive 21,600 pounds. During testing, the weapon created a mushroom cloud that could be seen 20 miles away from the blast, according to the Air Force story.

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