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Behold, The Most Powerful Non-Nuclear Bomb Ever Exploded (So Far)

GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB)
March 11, 2016

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.

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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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