United States Uses Largest Non-Nuclear Bomb Ever: Local Representatives Respect, Applaud Decision To Attack ISIS
United States Uses Largest Non-Nuclear Bomb Ever: Local representatives respect, applaud decision to attack ISIS
Updated: Apr 13, 2017 – 6:21 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Local lawmakers told Channel 9 they expect Thursday’s massive military strike on ISIS in Afghanistan to dramatically change the U.S. position in the world.
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The largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military was dropped on ISIS complexes, Pentagon officials said. The bomb, known officially as a GBU-43B, or massive ordnance air blast weapon, unleashed 11 tons of explosives.
U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, D-N.C., said she respects the Trump administration’s ability to use major …