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First combat use of a MOAB in Afghanistan

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    Posted: April 13 2017 at 10:25am
The US has unleashed a 21,600lb MOAB for the first time in combat against ISIS fighters reportedly using cave complexes in Eastern Afghanistan.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/13/politics/afghanistan-isis-moab-bomb/




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Originally posted by jacksdad jacksdad wrote:

The US has unleashed a 21,600lb MOAB for the first time in combat against ISIS fighters reportedly using cave complexes in Eastern Afghanistan.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/13/politics/afghanistan-isis-moab-bomb/


Now that's what I'm talking about!!  Clap

MOAB = "Mother of All Bombs!"  

I think this was a test-run for possibly using this against North Korean troops, massed along the northern border of South Korea.  They are dug into valleys & caves, so this would be one way to deal with that situation.
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That must be a hell of a thing to be around when it detonates - sucks the air out of the caves and tunnels, and ignites it Shocked

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Originally posted by jacksdad jacksdad wrote:

That must be a hell of a thing to be around when it detonates - sucks the air out of the caves and tunnels, and ignites it Shocked


Yeah, and the primary explosion creates a HUGE vacuum, so tons of gases & debris come rebounding right back in!!  Bee-youtiful! 

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"NOW WE WILL SEE THE TRUE POWER OF THE FORCE"

the world is about to see no boots on the ground just death from the sky,(have you seen the new LAZER WEAPON)

i sort of agree ,

these people only know one thing who has the biggest weapon anything else is weakness,

and now we have a president who dosnt give a rats s..t about anything but winning....

and the truth of the matter is we need the Russians and the Chinese on board

because both have major problems with islam......
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Can't get that nagging thought out of my head

DISTRACTION......but Dashe got it coming... So happy they got the s..t blown out of them
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Here's the father of all bombs: Russia's answer to the MOAB

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/heres-the-father-of-all-bombs-russias-answer-to-the-moab/ar-BBzOsmO?ocid=spartanntp
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