MythBusters: Naval Base Take 2
It's take 2 of the unseen naval base footage from Discovery Channel's MythBusters!
On Discovery Channel's "Future Weapons," the USS Texas submarine is armed with Mark 48 torpedoes and long-range tomahawk missiles. The submarine can hold up to 24 weapons on board.
Assignment Discovery: Side Scan Sonar
Side scan sonar is the newest form of sonar used by the United States Navy to detect mines in the water. Learn more about side scan sonar on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Future Weapons: Virginia Class Submarine
On Discovery Channel's "Future Weapons," the USS Texas is a Virginia Class submarine that can perform deep water patrols and shallow water operations. This nuclear submarine can remain undetected from enemy sonar.
Weaponology: Submarines 1
During the Revolutionary War, David Bushnell's "Turtle" attempted the first attack by a submerged vessel.
Really Big Things: Virginia Class Submarine
On Discovery Channel's series "Really Big Things," we learn about the Virginia-class submarine, the most advanced submarine in the world. It is stealth, fast and has powerful firepower.
Top Ten Fighting Ships: The Essex
This ship was one of the best around and knew how to stay in the action! Find out where the Essex Class Aircraft Carrier places in the American Heroes Channel's list of top battleships.
Assignment Discovery: Light Detection and Ranging
Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) is a new technology developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that enables scientists to study depths more quickly than sonar. See it in action on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Navy SEALs: Ambushed in Grenada
When rebel soldiers took over the Governor's residence in Grenada in October of 1983, the Navy SEALs were dropped into enemy territory, outgunned and outnumbered.
Navy SEALs: It's a Trap!!
In 1991, as civil war erupts in Somalia, the U.S. Embassy comes under attack. The situation seems to worsen when the U.S. Embassy learns that an American family is trapped within city limits. It is up to the Navy SEALs to rescue them.
Navy SEALs: Narrow Escape
In January 1991, the Navy SEALs must evacuate 281 people from the US Embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia via helicopter before urban fighters storm the gates.
Navy SEALs: A Great Loss
During an attempt to capture Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, a deadly crossfire ensues leaving many SEALS wounded or killed.
Navy SEALs Training: Base Tours
It's day two of Hell Week, after training for 48 hours without sleep, the teams must now run base tours and tread water in freezing temperatures without the warmth of their clothes.
Navy SEALs Training: Lollipopping
The remaining teams must now enter the Third Phase of SEALs training, and pass their 200 Yard Rifle Qualification at Camp Pendleton.
Navy SEALs: Under Heavy Fire
After a deadly assault on an American officer in Panama, the U.S. sends in the Navy SEALs to capture fleeing Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega. Left without backup, "Gulf" troop moves forward, walking straight into enemy fire.