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Navy ship taking "evasive action"

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Navy ship at high speed making a hard left turn. This was filmed around August 11, 2007, just off the coast of Norfolk, from the flight deck of the Eisenhower.

what you don't see is all the sailors spewing off the edge as it turns
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+Dillon He means vomiting ("spewing"), not falling off.
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Used to it. Got our sea legs.
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SHIT we forgot the EZ-pass!
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+TheK24Kyle Don't think anyone will go after them for not paying tolls lol
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USS Gonzalez DDG 66. Named for Alfredo Cantu Gonzalez, a Medal of Honor recipient in the Vietnam War. Making a high speed turn. A voice says "That does look pretty impressive." Got that right mister. A destroyer with very fine lines and look at the ensign (flag) fly.
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he sounds like kermit
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USS Gonzalez DDG 66. Named for Sergeant Alfredo Contu Gonzalez, a Medal of Honor recipient from the Vietnam War. A greyhound of the sea. She is a very handsome ship and doesn't the flag look beautiful. You may have seen this before but I think it's worth another look. You Hear a man say, "That's impressive." Yes it is.
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Mike Wanke Shared on Google+ · 3 weeks ago
Navy ship taking "evasive action": http://youtu.be/mzveUz-WRGQ
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someone left their wallet maybe?
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That is one big ass flag right there.
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David Connor Shared on Google+ · 1 month ago
USS Gonzalez DDG 66. Named for Alfredo Cantu Gonzalez, a Medal of Honor recipient in the Vietnam War. Making a high speed turn. A voice says "That does look pretty impressive." Got that right mister. A destroyer with very fine lines and look at the ensign (flag) fly.
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Equilibrium tested, destroyers row and pitch, quite a lot, me I'd have a death grip on the handrail! 
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Everyone behind the camera are all wow while men on board are standing there wometing XD
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Rip the e brake and dump the clutch?
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Mike Crews Shared on Google+ · 1 year ago
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+Sven G  More like "GET AFTER THEM!"
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+Raio Verusia I was referring to the order given on the US vessel taking evasive action,  not the pursuing ship.
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USS Oilburner burning fuel at 10 gallons per minute
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+topgearownz I stood the watch that took soundings of the fuel oil tanks and worked on the controls that supplied oil to the boilers on an air craft carrier back in the late 70s. One night I decided to calculate the fuel economy of the JFK CV67 doing best speed which was 21 knots for the JFK. Best speed is not the fastest speed it will go, but the most efficient. So that night while the ship was going straight and doing best speed, I carefully measured how much oil we had used and how far we had traveled to get miles per gallon. So I can say I know that ship gets 86 gallons per mile average at steady best speed. Now that is gallons per mile not miles per gallon and is statutory miles, not knots. That comes out to 61 feet per gallon.
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+Walter Taljaard Hell of a lot more than that! A gas turbine can burn hundreds of gallons per minute, and most ships have at least two.
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I wonder what they chef was cooking in the mess hall, was...
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+Wiromax3 On the contrary, there were some perfect scrambled eggs
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Looks like they where doing a mock man over board maneuver. Our Capt. Use to drill us all the time on that. The window to make it back to a man over board is very small. And it takes a while to wip that big boy around at slow speeds.
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Nice vid - Now do that in a force 10..
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0:50 when u in a war and bae says shes home alone
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that wake would sink a 100ft crab boat
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please dont let this leak out but all us navy ships have a giant drain plug in the bottom like a bathtub, if russia nd china find out weve had it, so please sshhhhhhh.
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+dave johnson Yeah! and also has a fart cooler just to avoid infrared homing missiles
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thats how ships do drift
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Maybe they were just playing who can stay up the longest.
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how fast is she going in mph?
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"Baby I can't come over I'm busy!!" Girl: "but I'm home alone"
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Around 9000tons at 56 km/h; 35 mph.
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"Making a hard left turn"?? It's not a taxi, it's a ship. Hard rudder to port?
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+Charles Jordan III yes, "high speed turn". That's why the other guy jokes about a "high speed sinking demonstration".
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+Charles Jordan III Oh, he's talking about the description. "Navy ship at high speed making a hard left turn." Landsmen...
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United States Navy Arleigh Burke Class guided missile destroyer.
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Beautiful and lethal class of ship.
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+David Connor Yup, it's a very nice military ship.
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You guys should take a look at the USS independence and USS Freedom, those ships can move. 
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Hey captain! Did you bring your phone charger?
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It is an awesome feeling on the ship when we do this...  Then add to that an emergency backdown at full power and what a ride you have...
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Funny how people criticizes everything they see....... idiots!!!
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The voice in the background must be a guest, he called the carrier a "boat"
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+Jim F They are all guests I believe, and boats and ships are both vessels. A ship is not a boat, even if that's what some people call it. In fact, mot of the vessels people call "ships" aren't ships; a "ship" is a 3-masted, square rigged sailing vessel.
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All vessels? Yes. Three masted ship compered to brigs and sloops yes. But USS and HMS and many other navies  second S is for ship. Same with SS steamship. Yes M/V is motor vessel. Boats go on ships. A few exceptions. This destroyer is a ship. Some may out of affection call their ship a boat.
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She has got a nice bone in her teeth!
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the guy speaking sounds like Kermit
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"Prepare for heavy rolls as the ship comes about" Aaaand everything falls off the tables
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ha,ha.... That just brought back some memories. Tin can sailors.
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I like your avatar.  I've gotten some pretty cool items from them.
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Battleship Yamato can do it better
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+The Privileged Capitalist Hillary Clinton refused to serve 50 years in a Gulag for two billion Kwon.
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Must be hard to steer on the Ocean floor
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"Just off the coast of Norfolk"? What was Uncle Sam doing in the North Sea, then?
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+John Smith ha nice one fancy a trip from Yarmouth to scrobie sands 😊
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I'm gonna assume those stacks go to gas turbines, not diesels. And it's amazing how it can look like it's going so slow yet so fast at the same time.
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Your federal deficit providing a joy ride !!!! . Don´t worry, if you don´t pay your children will do !!!!
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This is the USS Gonzalez (DDG-66) it is a Arleigh Burke-class destroyer. You could look it up on google.
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Boy Tri Shared on Google+ · 4 months ago
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IM . surprised how mean people here are, better appreciate the men and women that protect us
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You can hear everything crashing to the deck from here.
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NEWS NEWS NEWS. ... ... BIG BOAT TURNS CORNER. ... NEWS NEWS NEWS.
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What did you expect while clicking on the video?
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dig the hull cavitation portside.
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lining the rail in dress blues is not what I'd call "evasive action".
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coveralls. not dress blues
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+john g You must have missed the part where he ordered hard rudder to port at flank speed. It's evasive action whether there is a real threat or not. They demonstrate what the vessel can do if need be, just like a jet fighter pulling combat moves at an air show.
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Fuckin Tokyo Drift
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she isnt even going full speed. No where near it. Rooster tail is showing me she is about 2/3 speed.
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Kathy Hartmann Shared on Google+ · 4 months ago
USS Gonzalez DDG 66. Named for Sergeant Alfredo Contu Gonzalez, a Medal of Honor recipient from the Vietnam War. A greyhound of the sea. She is a very handsome ship and doesn't the flag look beautiful. You may have seen this before but I think it's worth another look. You Hear a man say, "That's impressive." Yes it is.
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Now pop a wheelie :D
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impressive that's for sure!
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Vivat America! - Death russia!) I am Ukraine)
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Mr. drift king over here....
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Helm hard to port! I forgot my lunch back at the house!
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Wish my GF could turn her car around that quick...
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guy sounds like a muppet
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PROOF OF CHEMTRAILS!!!
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Now, that is something worth saluting . . .
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Almost makes me miss the yard…..almost.
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Norfolk? As in the Norfolk shipyard in Virginia? I live close by here!
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horribly designed driftwood... 
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Man this guy just doesn't stop with the dumb comedian act [ oh look ships coming back for chicken oh look it just needs some skiers] what is this a how to not be funny tutorial
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Yep.She is named for Sergeant Alfredo Cantu Gonzalez, a Medal of Honor recipient in the Vietnam War.She rescued the crew of an Iranian ship, whose engine and rudder were broken down She also fought some Somali pirates. 
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CG-66 USS Hue City Ticonderoga class guided missile cruiser
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That is DDG-66 USS Gonzalez, guided missile destroyer,in which I am a plankowner!
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I would made them stop and do some skiing
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this guy sounds so like Ernie  
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Nice to see the Gonzo not running into shit
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America, FUCK YEA!
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+michael Grantd dude he said fuck yea not fuck you......jez
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You can't because you ain't got the balls. SCUM BAG LOSER
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Its a cruiser not a destroyer. ..
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Being in the Navy, that's a Destroyer. On the Burkes, such as this one, the SPY radar arrays point out at 45 degree angles to the bow. On the Ticonderoga cruisers, they point at 90 degrees to the bow and the superstructure and weaponry is totally different (extra 5 inch gun, CIWS, etc.).
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+Jesse J I could really use a good laugh.  Tell me you got your ESWS aboard the Hue City.  Please tell me.  I so need a good laugh.  That's the USS Gonzalez, DDG-66.   +Joshua Gathright got it right. 
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it's the SPEEDY GONZALEZ.  L O L
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+rozel407 Haha don't forget the Marine Corps and USAF!
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"Evasive Action" story.  I was on the battleship USS New Jersey BB62. Because we carried 2 1/2 million gallons of fuel, we also acted as a re-fueling ship. In Vietnam we re-fueled many ships. This is done by the ships running parallel to each other at the same speed and sending a large hose over to the other ship. We had done this dozens of times and never had an accident. But, we did have to take evasive action one time when a Russian Trawler (they look like a fishing boat, but their task is to gather information about our ship. They would even try to pick up our trash) crossed in front of your ships while re-fueling . They were pretty close and slowed down considerably. So, we had to do an emergence break away. Easier said than done. But we acted quickly and no one got hurt. This close call happened in 1969. The video you see here is some kind of practice....testing it's max. ability to do a sharp turn. Still, pretty impressive. Don't ever forget to say, "Thanks for your Service" to every US Military person you meet.  It really means a lot to us.
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steve Van Koutrik What's your point? Shouldn't you get off youtube and go back to guarding your bridge? 
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Really great photography.
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Beautiful! The Ship speed is enough for keep Flag straight!
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The guy closest to the mic needs to shut his gob. Fuck's sake...
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Holy shit that wake...  Looks like she's surfing a mountain of water pushed up behind the ship!
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Please tell me that nobody who was standing on the front part of the ship,  fell overboard during the massive left hand turn.........
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He sounds like Kermit the Frog
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"Guys did you remember to turn the oven off?"
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LOL "High speed sinking demonstration" Does look like a pretty inefficient hull shape, plowing a lot of water. Maybe it is better once the course is stable.
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cuts through the water fine , its a displacement hull not a speed boat!
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+earl yriser ill bet those propellers are making a hell of a racket with how fast they're spinning 
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It's not taking any 'evasive' action, it's just turning as they do every single day.  Change your bullshit heading.
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That would be a turn to Port - at least in the USMC.
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That thing has the turning radius of a Navy destroyer
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+lander4545 Thanks, Lander, for your great comments and information. Yes, battleships of the WWII era were awesome weapons with their obvious bristling guns. And, yes, they were upgraded later with improved aiming and other weapons systems. But for economic reasons, the idea of keeping, upgrading and maintaining these ships was scrapped in favor of the smaller and cheaper cruisers and destroyers we have today. Although they don't look as impressive as a battleship, modern warships still pack quite a wallop, and their missiles are accurate, and the 5" gun is an auto-loader and can fire rapidly, and accurately. And, they're upgrading the technology constantly. Laser weaponry is coming to replace the awesome, but unreliable chain guns currently being used for short range defense. I looked up GPS technology and found out that although it was "invented" in the early seventies, it wasn't until the mid eighties that there enough satellites to provide the technology. So, I'm not sure whether that technology was employed at the time when these battleships were being used. I've gotta disagree with you about aircraft carriers, though. With 90 fixed wing planes and helicopters aboard a carrier, these are what makes for an awesome weapon. Even an armored battleship cannot withstand an air attack from these weapons, something that the Japanese had to learn the hard way during WWII. Our carrier based planes sunk nearly all of their navy. Yeah, once all of the planes are launched, the carrier is a "sitting duck," but there are always two fighters sitting on the deck, engines running, and pilots on board, ready to launch in case a plane gets too close. And, carriers have some weapons available for defense as well.
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+lander4545  What they fail to know is the Iowa class were decommissioned during the post Cold War downsizing mainly for the amount of fuel they used and the lack of available spare parts for the big guns. The modern weapons that were added proved their worth in Desert Storm.
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so it turned!! Yaay!!!!!!! lol..
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I was on this ship in the early 2000s its the hue city cg66 to funny
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Maybe it might be the right time to point out that several classes of ships share a hull number. That's a DDG.
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The unedited version shows yet another turn whereas the naval ship rams the boat with corona drinkin' hipsters sinking their sorry ass and sending them into a great white shark migration. Why do they never show us the truth?   
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I miss the old navy.
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Why are there kids on a US aircraft carrier?
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It was most likely a tour aboard the aircraft carrier and at sea the destroyer was simply showing its skills.
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how is that evasive action
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+Lee Goins It looks like typical sea trials to me, where the captain puts the ship through it's paces, with hard turns port and starboard, speed runs, and stops from max speed. Maybe the guy who uploaded this video should have named it something different. In any case, thanks for your service!
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+Rick Hilton That's my thoughts also Rick. Thanks for making one of the most reasonable comments I have read, you can't make some people understand such simple stuff. As far as my service to our country, no thanks needed...I did it for myself as much as I served for all the others....you're welcome friend.
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That's the USS Gonzalez  DDG-66. FAST and very impressive ship.
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+TAYDOMONATOR showing off? Really? We would do similar actions in the middle of the pond thousands of miles away from spectators.
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but there is no immediate threat
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Russian Shkval torpedo speed 400-600km/h this obsolete ship will make perfect target :-) 
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Russian only got shit and the U.S. is not in the shit business
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+Honey Hole Its funny there's always some idiot on YouTube, screaming: God Bless America. Mindlesly parading the flag... God has nothing to do with this murder weapon, let alone with America.
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"Life after Death"? Not what I was referring to me boy.
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We just wanted you losers to know what keeps us free from asshole like you. You're a LOSER SCUM BAG  That you stupid fuck is the action and look of freedom.
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I Russian Oligarch. I want buy ship and female crew members. How much? I also want Eisenhower and female crew members and airplanes. How much also? I have money.
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It's called evasive action because she can turn more than 360 degrees before an anti-ship missile arrives, thus turn to give RAMs and CIWSs optimal firing arcs if air superiority fighters, standard missiles, ESSMs, and ECMs all fail.
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