US drops largest non-nuclear bomb MOAB on ISIS targets in Afghanistan; known as “mother of all bombs”

World War III started?

The mother of all bombs” (MOAB) was dropped at 07:00 PM local time on Thursday 13th April 2017. The US military has dropped an enormous bomb in Afghanistan. MOAB is also known as the Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb which is a 21,600 pound non nuclear bomb. This is USA’s most powerful GPS guided monition. As per the military sources this was dropped by aircraft MC-130 operated by Air force special operations command. The target of the bomb was ISIS tunnels and personnel in the Achin district of Nangarhar province. The US military is currently checking the damage made by attack. According to military, this is the first time a MOAB has been used in the battlefield.

MOAB bomb picture

What is MOAB?

MOAB means “Mothers of all Bombs”, this is called world’s most strongest bomb. This is also being known as GBU-43/B. There 11 tones of weapons in this bomb and its total weight is around 9 thousand 797 KG which is equals to 100 tones. US air force has first tested this bomb in 2003 but it was never being used before.

America’s main agenda is to destroy ISIS tunnels in Afghanistan. Recently, many American soldiers were killed there, that’s why this MOAB used first time in the war. This bomb is specially designed to destroy the tunnels made by ISIS terrorists.


MOAB bomb live footage

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