Sundance reports at The Conservative Treehouse,
For the first time in combat, the U.S. Military dropped a 21,000 lb MOAB (Mother of All Bombs). The official name of the weapon is the Massive Ordinance Air Blast Bomb, and it has never been used before in combat. It was tested by the U.S. in 2003.General John Nicholson (Right) who authorized MOAB drop, with General Joe Votel, Commander of CENTCOM
The caves and tunnels in the Afghanistan province of Nangarhar have been particularly dangerous as ISIS fighters use them to nest their activity and launch attacks. The 30 foot long, 10-ton MOAB detonates in the air and creates a concussive shock wave that blasts the ground and travels through the caves.
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