The US air force published a video test of the “mother of all bombs”
Moscow. April 14. INTERFAX.RU — air force, the U.S. released videos of tests of the GBU-43B — the most powerful non-nuclear bombs available to the United States, after Thursday it was dropped on the position of the banned terrorist group ISIS in Afghanistan.
The US experienced the “mother of all bombs” in 2003 at the site in Florida. Until now, it has never been used in combat, although one copy was sent to Iraq. Only in the Arsenal of the Pentagon there are 14 such bombs.
U. S. Bombs, Destroys Khorasan Group Stronghold in Afghanistan https://t.co/oDhjzaLuUw pic.twitter.com/xOMsYD5grt
— U. S. Air Force (@usairforce) 13 APR 2017.
On Thursday, the United States dropped GBU-43B on the positions of militants in the Afghan province of Nangarhar. As stated by White house spokesman Sean Spicer, such a powerful bomb was needed to destroy the system of tunnels and caves used by terrorists to move and to attack. The extent of the damage is now estimated at us command.