Explosion under the side of an aircraft carrier. Testing the world’s largest warship

The U.S. Navy continues testing the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford. This time the stability of the aircraft carrier and the operation of onboard systems were tested with the help of deep-sea explosions.

For this purpose in 161 kilometers from the coast of Florida and close to the aircraft carrier was made explosion corresponding in strength almost a four-point earthquake.

Explosion under the side of an aircraft carrier. Testing the world's largest warship

The USS Gerald R. Ford is the world’s largest aircraft carrier. It was launched in 2013, but due to a number of malfunctions, it did not enter service until 2017. The ship is still undergoing tests. It is expected that it will not be able to go on combat duty until 2023.