US Navy Tests a 10,000 Pound Underwater Bomb On Warship!

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The US Navy began conducting Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST) for the Independence variant Littoral Combat Ship USS Jackson off the coast of Florida.The purpose of FSST is to validate the operational survivability of new construction ships after exposure to underwater shock.

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Three tests were scheduled for the ship and each test was conducted with a 10,000-pound explosive charge.

The ship performed exceptionally well, sustaining minimal damage and returned to port under her own power.

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A large amount of data was collected during FSST on the majority of shipboard systems and the Navy will compile and analyze the data over the next several months.

SOURCEPublic Domain TV
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