USS Iowa firing a broadside in 1984

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    Samwel18
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    USS Iowa firing a broadside in 1984

    Post  Samwel18 on Fri Jul 01, 2011 2:30 pm

    Thought you marine guys want to see this...was browsing over the net and I found this wonderful pic Wink

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    Re: USS Iowa firing a broadside in 1984

    Post  slingshot392 on Fri Jul 01, 2011 10:56 pm

    Awesome picture! I'm going to have to make this one into a wallpaper. I wish we still had a couple of this class in service, they were a much better and more powerful ship in the smaller missile class that they basically replaced, much cheaper to refurbish the new class would have cost as well. Here's a couple videos of them firing:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7R_k_xAefc&feature=related
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vj-15O-BTDw&feature=fvwrel
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7H3cfZXoZE&feature=related
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5ATYPrZnSQ&feature=related

    Really cool stuff! Nothing exudes power like a battleship! I always wanted to build a model of the Iowa class from the modern time period.

    Then of course, some of these big guns were used on land to devastating effect!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zf2_eX6q7pg&feature=related


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    Re: USS Iowa firing a broadside in 1984

    Post  bcauchi on Sat Jul 02, 2011 4:29 pm

    What terrific firepower, the photos is amazing but when you see the videos, wow they literally blow you away!

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