Photo #: DN-ST-85-05379 (Color)
USS Iowa (BB-61)
Fires a full broadside of nine 16"/50 and six 5"/38 guns during a target exercise near Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, 1 July 1984.
Photographed by PHAN J. Alan Elliott.
Note concussion effects on the water surface, and 16-inch gun barrels in varying degrees of recoil.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the the Department of Defense Still Media Collection.
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7 January 2000