Blast Plate
Photo Credit: Rhys Fullerlove, AMC
Heidi Shyu, acting assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, views a blast plate for a Navy Aircraft carrier that is produced at the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center in Illinois. Col. James O. Fly Jr., commander of the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (right), explains how large plate is machined in one of 1,000 machines at the arsenal.
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