President Trump has dropped a Massive Ordinance Air Blast (MOAB), affectionately known as “The Mother Of All Bombs,” on an Islamic State cave complex in eastern Afghanistan.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) April 13, 2017
The bomb, used for the first time ever in combat, is a high yield conventional (non-nuclear) bomb with a blast radius that stretches about one mile in every direction. At the time of its development the MOAB was considered to be the most powerful non-nuclear weapon ever designed.
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How the MOAB works: