|MOAB - Massive Ordnance Air Blast
Mother Of All Bombs
Air Force tested a Massive Ordnance Air Blast weapon on AFB Eglin on 03/11/2003. Eglin Air Force Base, FL is home of the Air Armament Center (AAC).
Primary Function: Guided air-to-surface weapon
Guidance System: GPS/inertial gyroscopes
Launch Weight: 21,500 pounds, incl. 18,000 pounds of high explosives
Diameter: 40.5 inches
The MOAB is an Air Force Research Laboratory technology project that began in fiscal year 2002 and is to be completed this year.