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Monday, February 19, 2018

The United States dropped on militants in Afghanistan’s most powerful non-nuclear bomb


The Americans first used in combat heavy duty air demolition bomb GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb. As CNN reports, she was thrown from the plane MC-130 terrorists groups IG (banned in Russia and several other countries).


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The bomb GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb

This bomb in the United States is also called the “mother of all bombs”. It was created during the war in Iraq. This projectile weighing 9.5 tons is considered the most powerful non-nuclear warhead.

The purpose of a U.S. attack were militants and they used the system of tunnels in the Afghan province of Nangarhar. The U.S. military is currently evaluating caused by bomb damage.

According to CNN, the order for the use of the bomb gave General John Nicholson, the commander of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

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