The bomb was dropped by an MC-130 aircraft, operated by Air Force Special Operations Command.
The attack against ISIS takes place just days after a Green Beret was killed fighting ISIS in Afghanistan, a U.S. defense official confirmed to Fox News.
The MOAB is so massive it had to be dropped out of the back of a U.S. Air Force C-130 cargo plane.
“We kicked it out the back door,” one U.S. official told Fox News.
While Trump’s major campaign promise was the border wall, his more important promise was to destroy the Islamic State. Donald Trump often focused on ISIS, an acronym for the brutal Islamic fundamentalist group that seized control of territory in Syria and Iraq.
“We are going to convene my top generals and give them a simple instruction. They will have 30 days to submit to the Oval Office a plan for soundly and quickly defeating ISIS. We have no choice.” Trump stated.