US NAVY USES 18,143KG EXPLOSIVE TO TEST WARSHIP, WHICH CAUSED 3.9 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE

The US Navy uploaded a video of the USS Gerald R Ford, one of the world’s biggest and most current plane carrying warships,undergoing a full ship shock trial comprised the detonation of just under 20 tonnes of explosives within metres of a ship cruising off the east coast of the United States. The USS Gerald R Ford is 333 meters in length, 77m high and has a displacement of 100,000 tons.

The United States Geological Survey announced a 3.9 earthquake around 161 kilometers off the bank of Florida. Some media reports said the shake was connected to the boat’s stun preliminary.

Pictures and video film showed a tremendous eruption of water shoot from the sea because of what US media called a 40,000-pound (18,144-kg) blast.

US Navy said that it conducts stun preliminaries of new boat plans utilizing live explosives to affirm that it keep on accomplishing testing mission prerequisites.


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Video Credits: U.S. Navy

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