This massive weapon creates a blast radius stretching a mile in each direction. It weights over 21,000 lbs., and it’s 30-feet long. It is the Mother of all bombs, the most powerful conventional (non-nuclear) bomb ever designed, made, and exploded. The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast, MOAB.
Developed at the beginning of this century by the US Air Force, MOAB was primarily intended for soft to medium surface targets covering extended areas and targets in a contained environment such as a deep canyon or within a cave system, as well as to clear mines and as a psychological weapon. That’s a lot of power.
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