Video Of ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ Dropped In Afghanistan Released

Video Of ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ Dropped In Afghanistan Released
It's only fair to share...Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Pin on PinterestShare on LinkedInDigg thisShare on TumblrShare on Reddit

Adam Kelsey, Luis Martinez And Morgan Winsor

The U.S. Department of Defense released video Friday showing the deployment of a 22,000-pound bomb known as the “mother of all bombs” against a complex of ISIS-controlled caves in eastern Afghanistan. The Pentagon on Thursday announced the use of the bomb, formally known as the GBU-43, or massive ordnance air blast (MOAB) bomb — the first time it has been utilized since its development in 2003. In a statement, U.S. Forces – Afghanistan wrote, “The strike was designed to minimize the risk to Afghan and U.S. forces conducting clearing operations in the area.” The nearly 30-second, black-and-white video shows…

Click here to read more…

Share this post