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#1 Zaphod_Beeblebrox

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 06:44 PM

I have a couple friends assigned to subs here. One posted some pics of what they do out in the middle of the ocean. This is not his sub, they cannot post pics of it anywhere.

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#2 pickle_rick

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 06:57 PM

why are that guy's legs glowing?


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#3 Zaphod_Beeblebrox

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 07:01 PM

I was wondering why they all look jaundice in the second pic. I think they played with the hue and saturation.
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#4 Brian72

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 07:04 PM

I thought this was a sandwich thread...
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Posted 10 August 2018 - 07:09 PM

might need 2 different color balances for the above and below water parts of the pic.


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#6 davelew

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 07:20 PM

Those over-under shots are tough to take. I have all the equipment for it, but not the skill to regularly line up a moving water line with the center of the frame.
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Posted 10 August 2018 - 07:38 PM

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#8 toonces

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 08:03 PM

Steel beach party.  Happen regularly on *every* Navy ship.  Well, maybe not carriers...


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#9 Larry Vaughn

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 08:07 PM

I didn’t even know that Submarines had “swim call”, and those pics are pretty bomb
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Posted 10 August 2018 - 08:11 PM

Steel beach party.  Happen regularly on *every* Navy ship.  Well, maybe not carriers...

 

On Carriers, Steel Beach Picnics usually happen every 120 days.  It's called Splicing The Mainbrace. Two cold cans of beer per man.  There is an official signal for it. 

 

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 08:39 PM

why are that guy's legs glowing?


It is a nuclear sub.
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Posted 11 August 2018 - 05:50 AM

The Sub base 14 miles from my house has 8 Ohio class subs assigned to it. 2 cruise missile subs and 8 ballistic missile subs. If there was a nuclear war, we would be evaporated instantly. No worries about a nuclear winter.
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Posted 11 August 2018 - 06:22 AM

The Sub base 14 miles from my house has 8 Ohio class subs assigned to it. 2 cruise missile subs and 8 ballistic missile subs. If there was a nuclear war, we would be evaporated instantly. No worries about a nuclear winter.


Given our enemies capabilities, you'd probably get horribly burned and die of sepsis after radiation poisoning. Nasty way to go.
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Posted 11 August 2018 - 10:52 AM

Super Cool!


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Posted 11 August 2018 - 11:59 AM

Steel beach party.  Happen regularly on *every* Navy ship.  Well, maybe not carriers...

we had them aboard CV-64


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Posted 11 August 2018 - 12:08 PM

The Sub base 14 miles from my house has 8 Ohio class subs assigned to it. 2 cruise missile subs and 8 ballistic missile subs. If there was a nuclear war, we would be evaporated instantly. No worries about a nuclear winter.


14 miles is pretty close to the safe zone for a one megaton bomb. Flesh will only be badly burned within 5 miles of the blast, with minor burns out to 8 miles. Even flash blindness shouldn’t be a big issue beyond 13 miles, except for an air burst during a clear night.

Assuming the enemy hits the sub pens, 14 miles is relatively safe.
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Posted 11 August 2018 - 12:15 PM

14 miles is pretty close to the safe zone for a one megaton bomb. Flesh will only be badly burned within 5 miles of the blast, with minor burns out to 8 miles. Even flash blindness shouldn’t be a big issue beyond 13 miles, except for an air burst during a clear night.

Assuming the enemy hits the sub pens, 14 miles is relatively safe.

1 single warhead?  It is doubtful, to me, that in a potential strike against 1/3 of the US boomer fleet a solitary warhead would be used.  To overcome ballistic missile defenses, an enemy would likely hit Kings Bay with multiple warheads on multiple trajectories.


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#18 Larry Vaughn

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Posted 11 August 2018 - 12:35 PM

14 miles is pretty close to the safe zone for a one megaton bomb. Flesh will only be badly burned within 5 miles of the blast, with minor burns out to 8 miles. Even flash blindness shouldn’t be a big issue beyond 13 miles, except for an air burst during a clear night.

Assuming the enemy hits the sub pens, 14 miles is relatively safe.


Sweet dreams to all!!!
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Posted 11 August 2018 - 12:39 PM

13.8 miles from the New London sub base here...probably the same thing for us
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Posted 11 August 2018 - 12:48 PM

13.8 miles from the New London sub base here...probably the same thing for us

7 miles from a USAF base that used to have nukes, might still, am really ####ed


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