Explosive test on warship: 3.9 magnitude earthquake created

Explosive test on warship: 3.9 magnitude earthquake created



Explosive test on warship: 3.9 magnitude earthquake created

The US Navy conducted an exercise in the Atlantic Ocean to measure the shock stiffness of its most advanced aircraft carrier. 18 thousand kg of explosive detonated on the warship caused an earthquake of 3.9 magnitude. Regarding the first explosive test performed while the ship was underway, a statement from the US Navy was made, “The top technology aircraft carrier in its class, the USS Gerald R. Ford, has completed a successful 18-month test and trial period after delivery.”


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