US warship tested with 40,000lb explosive – BBC News

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    The United States Navy has been carrying out ‘Full Ship Shock Trials’ off the country’s east coast.

    The 40,000lb (18,143kg) explosion was detonated as part of a test to assess the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford’s ability to withstand battle conditions.

    The US Geological Survey registered the explosion as a 3.9 magnitude earthquake.

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