The US Navy has released a video clip of a “full ship shock trial” of an aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R Ford, one of the largest and most modern aircraft carriers in the world, according to what was published by the “A” network. ABC (Australia) . The video was also broadcast on Al Jazeera English’s Instagram page.
The shock included the detonation of just under 20 tons of explosives within meters of the ship sailing off the east coast of the United States. Read also It fell near an American aircraft carrier..Iran is testing long-range missiles and confirms alertness until the inauguration of Biden Condemned by Beijing.. US aircraft carrier conducts exercises in the South China Sea After protests against its arrival, the Greek Prime Minister visits an American aircraft carrier on the island of Crete She will sail to Asian waters.. The Queen of Britain inspects a new aircraft carrier bearing her name
The US Geological Survey recorded the explosion as a 3.9-magnitude earthquake 161 km off the coast of Florida on Friday local time.
And sea level was exposed to a huge streak of water exploding in the air near the aircraft carrier.
“The U.S. Navy is conducting shock testing of new ship designs using live explosives to confirm that our warships can continue to meet demanding mission requirements under the harsh conditions they may encounter in battle,” the Navy said in a statement.
“The first-class aircraft carrier was designed using advanced computer modeling, testing and analysis methods to ensure that the ship is robust to withstand battle conditions, and these impact tests provide the data used to verify the ship’s shock toughness,” the statement added.
Upon completion of the explosives tests, the ship will enter a phase of 6 months of modernization, maintenance and repair before returning to operations.