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posted July 04, 2004 10:58 AM        Edited By: widowmaker on 4 Jul 2004 18:01
check out this fire work

This was the fifth and last U.S. underwater test. It was a DOD sponsored full scale test of the ASROC anti-submarine rocket weapon system. The ASROC used the LASL developed W-44 warhead (similar to that tested in Nougat Chena), which had a nominal yield of 10 kt. This shot had a number of objectives:

The ASROC was fired from the destroyer USS Agerholm (DD-826) at a target raft 4348 yards away. The rocket missed its sub-surface zero point by 20 yards and exploded 40 seconds later at a depth of 650 feet in water that was 17,140 feet deep.

The spray dome from the detonation was 3000 feet across, and rose to 2100 feet in 16 seconds. The detonation left a huge circle of foam-covered radioactive water. Within two days it had broken up into small patches and spread out for 5 to 8 miles.

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posted July 05, 2004 03:36 AM        
mmm, bet it made those fish taste good
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posted July 06, 2004 04:54 AM        
Is that where the red in salmon comes from?
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posted July 06, 2004 07:17 AM        
no that is all the polution in the water that makes them red Jon...dam dont you know anything???? lmfao
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