In this photo released by the United States Department of Defense, a Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) weapon is prepared for testing at the Eglin Air Force Armament Center on March 11, 2003.  The MOAB is a precision-guided munition weighing 21,500 pounds and will be dropped from a C-130 Hercules aircraft for the test.  It will be the largest non-nuclear conventional weapon in existence.  The MOAB is an Air Force Research Laboratory technology project that began in fiscal year 2002.  The bomb was used for the first time on April 1`3, 2017 by US Forces in Afghanistan against ISIS.   <br />
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In this photo released by the United States Department of Defense, a Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) weapon is prepared for testing at the Eglin Air Force Armament Center on March 11, 2003. The MOAB is a precision-guided munition weighing 21,500 pounds and will be dropped from a C-130 Hercules aircraft for the test. It will be the largest non-nuclear conventional weapon in existence. The MOAB is an Air Force Research Laboratory technology project that began in fiscal year 2002. The bomb was used for the first time on April 1`3, 2017 by US Forces in Afghanistan against ISIS.
Credit: DOD via CNP

Filename: 041317DoD-MOAB.jpg
Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 11 Feb 2003
Location: Eglin AFB FL USA
Credit: DoD via CNP
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