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English: USS Iowa (BB-61) fires a full broadside of her nine 16"/50 and six 5"/38 guns during a target exercise near Vieques Island, Puerto Rico ( 21°N 65°W / 21°N 65°W / 21; -65). Note concussion effects on the water surface, and 16-inch gun barrels in varying degrees of recoil.
Deutsch: USS Iowa (BB-61) feuert eine volle Breitseite während einer Zielübung nahe der Insel Vieques, Puerto Rico, am 1. Juli 1984. Zu beachten sind besonders die Schockwellen auf der Wasseroberfläche.
Esperanto: USS Iowa (BB-61) pafas per plena tirbordo per naŭ 16"/50 kaj ses 5"/38 pafilegoj dum ekzerco en celpafado apud Vieques insulo ( 21°N 65°W / 21°N 65°W / 21; -65). Rimarku efekton sur akvo kaj pafilegojn kiuj havas diversajn pafstatojn.
Français : L' USS Iowa (BB-61) tire une bordée complète de ses neuf canons de 16 pouces (406 mm) et six de 5 pouces (127 mm) durant un exercice naval près de l'île de Vieques. Notez l'effet de souffle sur l'eau, et les canons de 16 pouces à différents degrés de recul.
Date 1 July 1984
Source Department of DefenseImagery Still Asset Detail for DNST8505379
Author Photographed by Phan J. Alan Elliott.
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English: The Battleship USS Iowa (BB-61) firing a full broadside.

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