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Carrier shock trials are message that US Navy doesn’t fear China’s ship-killer missiles, Chinese expert says

USS Gerald R. Ford was tested against impact from underwater detonation of 40,000 lbs of explosives. The trials send a message to China and Russia about US aircraft carriers' resilience, a former Chinese military instructor says. LoadingSomething is loading. The US Navy's successful completion of explosion impact trials for aircraft carrier the USS Gerald R. Ford has sent a message to China and Rus...
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The US Navy practiced blasting an aircraft carrier for the first time in 34 years. Here’s what it’s testing.

The Navy's newest aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford, went through shock trials on June 18. Shock trials are meant to test how a warship's systems handle the stresses of combat. It's the first time a US carrier has undergone these tests since the USS Theodore Roosevelt in 1987. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Explosion triggered near new US Navy aircraft carrier during shock trials registered as 3.9 magnitude earthquake

The US Navy triggered a big explosion near its new aircraft carrier Friday during shock trials. The explosion registered as a 3.9 magnitude earthquake, USNI News reported. Shock trials test the hardness of the ship to determine if it can withstand harsh battle conditions. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Navy triggered an explosion near its new aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford, off the US East Coast on Friday during shock trials, and the big blast registered as a 3.9 magnitude earthquake, USNI News reported, citing US Geological Survey data.The US government agency recorded the activity as an "experimental ex...
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The US Navy set off explosives next to its new aircraft carrier to see if the ship can handle the shock

USS Gerald R. Ford completed the first explosive event of full-ship shock trials Friday. The Navy detonated explosives near the carrier to see how it holds up against shock and vibrations. The standard testing is designed to simulate real battle conditions. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Navy's new supercarrier is going through shock trials, and that means setting off live explosives near the warship to simulate actual combat conditions.USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), the first of a new class of aircraft carriers, completed the first explosive event of the ongoing full-ship shock trials on Friday off the US East C...