Jun 28, 2011

Picture of the Day: KA-BOOM!

picture of the day Picture of the Day: KA BOOM!

 

KA-BOOM!

 

warship battleship firing shooting Picture of the Day: KA BOOM!
Photograph by PHAN J. ALAN ELLIOTT (US NAVY)

 

The USS Iowa (BB-61) fires a full broadside of her nine 16″/50 and six 5″/38 guns during a target exercise near Vieques Island, Puerto Rico (21°N 65°W). Note concussion effects on the water surface, and 16-inch gun barrels in varying degrees of recoil.

 

via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

 

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