U.S.S. Iowa Investigation

The committee received testimony from the General Accounting Office and the Sandia Laboratory and reviewed the Navy investigation into the… read more

The committee received testimony from the General Accounting Office and the Sandia Laboratory and reviewed the Navy investigation into the gun turret explosion aboard the USS Iowa. On Thursday, the Navy reopened its investigation and ordered a halt to the firing of 16 inch guns aboard all battleships, reportedly in response to the unexplained ignition of bags of powder during testing. The GAO concluded that it cannot be definitively determined that sabotage caused the explosion. close

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U.S.S. Iowa Investigation

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Program ID:
12425-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 25, 1990 | 3:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 27, 1990 | 11:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • May 25, 1990 | 3:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 25, 1990 | 8:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 26, 1990 | 1:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 26, 1990 | 4:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 27, 1990 | 11:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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