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Explainer: MOAB Bomb

April 14, 2017 12:51 PM
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The US military targeted an Islamic State bunker complex in northeastern Afghanistan with a GBU-43 bomb known as MOAB - Massive Ordnance Air Blast. Described by military officials as the "mother of all bombs" here are some details on this powerful weapon used for the first time on April 13, 2017.