Friday, November 15, 2019

A Look At How Russia Tests Its Vehicles To A Nuclear Blast

Warzone/The Drive: This Is How The Russian Military Tests If Its Vehicles Can Stand Up To A Nuclear Blast

The giant tube-like apparatus can create blast waves that mimic a nuclear denotation and are so powerful they can literally flatten vehicles.

Russia recently offered a behind-the-scenes look at how it tests military vehicles' resistance to the effects that result from a nuclear explosion. This included demonstrations of a huge blast tube and an electromagnetic pulse generator, recreating what might happen to a vehicle, its occupants, and various onboard systems if it were to find itself in the wake of a nearby nuclear detonation.

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WNU Editor: I would like to know if the U.S. does the same type of testing.