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Luckily for HTMS Khirirat the projectile is certain to be PWP (Practice, Weight & Plug) i.e an inert fireable round with no explosive content. It's used for live fire shoots as they are cheaper than a war round.

However, there are numerous checks in place to prevent just such an incident from occurring. From the lowest seaman in the magazine who had to put rounds in the carousel to the petty officers physically checking the gun to officers ensuring that all checks/procedures were carried out to prevent this.
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Combat Boat 90 (Stridsbåt 90) fast assault craft approaches the well deck of USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44), Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship, during small boat operations during exercise "Steadfast Defender 24" , March 7, 2024 in northern Norway

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Ex HMS Bulwark R08). Not the best of pictures but they show HMS Bulwark leaving Portsmouth for the last time (10th April 1984) outbound for Scotland and scrapping. Dont be fooled by the choppers on deck, they were on the USS Saipan berthed behind her.

Port-bow view of Swiftsure class attack submarine HMS Sceptre (S104) as she makes her way along the Firth of Forth and under the Forth Rail Bridge on her way to Rosyth. She is entering the port for refit at the end of her second commission. 5 May 1997
USS Truxtun (DDG 103) Arleigh Burke-class Flight IIA guided missile destroyer coming into Boston, Massachusetts - March 14, 2024

USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE-4) Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship passing Astoria, Oregon heading out to sea after leaving Portland - March 14, 2024

USS Newport News (SSN 750) Los Angeles-class Flight II attack submarine coming into Port Canaveral, Florida - March 14, 2024
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Ohio-class cruise missile submarine USS Florida (SSGN 728) arrived in Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Greece, for a scheduled port visit, March 14, 2019.
Oyashio-class diesel-electric attack submarine in a drydock. March 2024
V class destroyer HMS Vortigern during WW1

On 15 Mar 1942 HMS Vortigern was torpedoed and sunk off Cromer by German E-boat S104 while on convoy escort duty. From her 124 officers and men there were only 14 survivors.
INS Vikrant (R11) and INS Vikramaditya (R33) during coordinate simultaneous MiG-29K launch during the biannual Naval Commanders' Conference in March, 2024

The stern of New York class battleship USS Texas (BB-35), pre 1917
Project 667BDR Kalmar (NATO Delta III) Svyatoy Georgiy Pobedonosets (St. George the Victorious) (K-433)after she bumped into an iceberg submerged in 1983
Scaffolding surrounds portions of the superstructure of the battleship USS Wisconsin (BB-64) while undergoing overhaul, Sept 17, 1987.
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NRP Vasco da Gama (F330)
Memories of a not so distant past



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Danae-class light cruiser ORP Dragon, March 1944.
In first photo is Fiji-class light cruiser HMS Mauritius in the background.


The Russian battleship Oktyabrskaya Revolutsiya, formerly Gangut, in 1934 following her modernization.

Starting in 1931, the battleship was extensively modified based on experiences with her sisters that had already been modernized. Oktyabrskaya Revolutsiya saw her superstructure enlarged and strengthened to carry larger, more capable gunfire directors and rangefinders. New rangefinders were also fitted to her main gun turrets. Her gunnery was further enhanced with the fitting of new gunnery computers.

Her powerplant was also modernized. Her original powerplant of twenty-five coal-fired boilers (fitted with oil sprayers) was replaced with six oil-fired boilers. The new boilers took up less space, allowing additional bulkheads to be fitted to improve underwater protection. The forward stack was also modified to help direct exhaust gasses away from the tower.

Lastly, the hull itself was modified. The forward bow was enlarged, featuring additional length and flare to improve performance in rough seas. The new bow increased the battleship's length from 181m (594') to a new maximum of 185m (607').

While perhaps the most outdated battleships that were still in service at the start of the Second World War, the modifications still make the Gangut class battleships much more effective. In the roles that they were employed during the way, namely fire support and as floating anti-aircraft batteries, they remained valuable weapons in the Soviet arsenal.
The cruiser Admiral Graf Spee of the German Navy in 1936, shortly after she was commissioned.

Due to Admiral Graf Spee's loss earlier in the war, she was the only member of her class that was not equipped with a more effective raked "Atlantic Bow". While the Deutschland class cruisers, to which Admiral Graf Spee belonged, were considered good seaboats, they were known to be relatively wet ships. This was especially true when they were in a head sea (sea conditions in which the waves are traveling in the opposite direction of the ship). They took on large quantities of water and spray over the forward decks. This led to the cruisers being modified with ranked clipper bows later in their careers. Had Graf Spee been able to return to Germany, she would have likely been modified with an improved bow as well.

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Colombian Navy

From the sea of seven colors In San Andres Islands, our Sailors give us this impressive postcard.

The ARC Antioquia (FM-53) is the third ship with this name since 1933 in the Navy of the Republic of Colombia acquired in 1984. It is the third Frigate acquired type FS-1500 Built at the Howaldtswerke shipyard in Kiel, Germany. It is the third of four missile frigates acquired within the framework of the Neptune plan, incorporated in April 1984 and since then it has plied the maritime territory, helping to preserve life at sea, control illicit traffic and contributing to the preservation of resources. natural for the benefit of the nation. Its fundamental task is to guarantee national sovereignty with the development of multiple and different naval operations both in the Caribbean Sea and in the Pacific Ocean.

The unit has been decorated five times, with the "Almirante Padilla" Naval Merit Medal, "Distinguished Services to the Surface Force" Medal, "Distinguished Services to the Submarine Force" Medal, "Distinguished Services to the Coast Guard" Medal. and the Shield of the Government of Antioquia.

For his outstanding services to the Homeland during more than 18 years of operation and contributions to the nation in assigned missions.