Crawling Down A Torpedo Tube -US NAVY Nuclear Submarine - Smarter Every Day 241

2020 16 اوت
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  • When I boarded the USS Toledo I did not know I was going to be given the opportunity to crawl down a torpedo tube. Honestly I was thinking I would have a conversation with someone about the periscope or something but it did not occur to me that when you are under the ice you cannot use the periscope. When they asked me if I wanted to see a torpedo tube I didn’t realized I had no clue how they worked. Most people overlook this seemingly simple system, but when you take a moment and analyze it you will realize it is quite complicated. I hope this is the level of detail you were hoping for in the submarine series, because this is what gets me excited. I haven’t decided which video is next but I’ll tell you this, I did not know one of the methods they use on board to make oxygen. Anyways, thank you for watching the series and please consider subscribing if you feel like this is worthy of your time. I don’t know if you’re the type of person that likes to share videos with other people, but I would appreciate it if you could pass the submarine series on to a friend or two. As always, I would like to express my gratitude to people who support Smarter every day on Patreon at . I am thankful for the support, and the next video has a special surprise for you, the Patrons.

    SmarterEveryDaySmarterEveryDayپیش 6 ماه
    • @slambangwallop Yeah, the part about the ring was the part where I got lost also.

      Bering Strait RailwayBering Strait Railwayپیش 5 ساعت
    • You should’ve licked the door at the end They taste very nice

      v poieszv poieszپیش 6 روز
    • S T O P. R A P E I N G. B A B I E S Take a peak at a ll tge Naval bases/ including with "submarine" tech

      digital subliminal messagesdigital subliminal messagesپیش 6 روز
    • The Military shows great respect to civilians..Huge respect for them..🙏

      Ebin JoseEbin Joseپیش 10 روز
    • I was at a facility where they worked on periscopes. I'm curious, and betting they didn't, talk about that part much

      cory lytlecory lytleپیش 13 روز
  • Nothing like learning from the best, US Navy. Awesome

    lmw lmwlmw lmwپیش 11 ساعت
  • What about wire controlled torpedoes?

    William DombWilliam Dombپیش 15 ساعت
  • C'mon. You do NOT only have the air you brought along with you. We make oxygen every day.

    William DombWilliam Dombپیش 15 ساعت
  • Are those sliding surfaces lining the chamber UHMW?

    lance1283lance1283پیش روز
  • You will end up a female if you go down that tube too many times.

    Fred FlintstoneFred Flintstoneپیش روز
  • two number 9s, a number 9 large, a number 6 with extra dip, a number 7, two number 45s, one with cheese, and soda

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  • I absolutely would not make it to the end of the tube.

    JuliusCaminusJuliusCaminusپیش روز
  • Wow, proud to see something my country/ancestors made.

    Mirage ツMirage ツپیش روز
  • Thank my country for developing Torpedoes

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  • When its not april but u r fooled with a mArker and write ur name in a torpedo tube to vanish in one round

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  • i love the respect!!!

    Ronny FormolRonny Formolپیش 2 روز
  • I feel like this is a prank that Torpedomen pull on unsuspecting civilians

    Matt HewittMatt Hewittپیش 2 روز
  • No way would I climbing that tiny hole you couldn't pay me

    carl seizcarl seizپیش 2 روز
  • Mark 48 Torps are beast

    ZackZackپیش 2 روز
  • Why do the torpedoes have to be at the bottom of the boat? Why couldn't they be on an upper deck for easier loading?

    SkyEarthOceanSkyEarthOceanپیش 2 روز
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    Jackey ChenJackey Chenپیش 3 روز
  • not a educated guess but i think hes building a nuclear submarine

    marquaaadmarquaaadپیش 3 روز
  • Imagine the hatch closes while he's in it and he gets sucked into the ocean.

    One Day AstronautOne Day Astronautپیش 3 روز
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    RSVPHeat BotRSVPHeat Botپیش 3 روز
  • is it a boat or a submarine?

    DevMugDevMugپیش 4 روز
  • Those torpedo guys definitely joked about launching destin out 😂😉

    JackofallmotardsJackofallmotardsپیش 4 روز
  • This man really likes submarines huh

    Lagum LemoniLagum Lemoniپیش 4 روز
  • Couple quick questions after an awesome trip! I am assuming that the actual tube is a one piece forging of high strength steel? How thick were the walls of the tube?

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    Fletcher KirbyFletcher Kirbyپیش 4 روز
  • 4:35 It's Ned Schneebly from School of Rock 😐🤣

    jammydodgermanjammydodgermanپیش 4 روز
  • nuclear submarine been there done that

    that one emo kidthat one emo kidپیش 5 روز
  • apple be like: introducing the new smart torpedo!

    ABplayz MCABplayz MCپیش 5 روز
    • The explosives are exclusive, a cost of 999 more

      Achal AmbigerAchal Ambigerپیش 5 روز
  • I think I'm more cleithrophobic than claustrophobic, either way, I think I might have blacked-out there for a minute.

    Steb StebanesierSteb Stebanesierپیش 5 روز
  • super jelly, love this channel

    James WielerJames Wielerپیش 5 روز
  • Sleeeeeeep spoooooot

    yeet mageetyeet mageetپیش 5 روز
  • Why do you have to preserve the air while flooding the tube? Can’t you produce new one from sea water?

    ratti80ratti80پیش 5 روز
  • i realize now that a torpedo tube is the perfect place to hide a dead body that you've just murdered

    Griffin KennedyGriffin Kennedyپیش 5 روز
  • Yes Sir 💯

    Flourish LadyFlourish Ladyپیش 5 روز
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    Dorothy GrayDorothy Grayپیش 5 روز
  • my man had a g fuel shaker on the sub

    1unplugged1unpluggedپیش 5 روز
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  • I'm binge watching all your content now.

    Scott MeredithScott Meredithپیش 5 روز
  • OK one thing's clear and it's that I'm too much claustrophobic

    rishabh agrawalrishabh agrawalپیش 5 روز
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  • What if they just close the door on him? Lol

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    Guy SenseiGuy Senseiپیش 5 روز
  • That’s not a torpedo tube that’s the Death Star laser shaft

    RedPanda316RedPanda316پیش 6 روز
  • Sounds like the control system has an enormous amount of safety interlocks.

    WackyBroProductionsWackyBroProductionsپیش 6 روز
  • 8:26 animation time stamp

    isaiah2 robloxmineisaiah2 robloxmineپیش 6 روز
  • I bet on your first day of cleaning they haze you and close the door

    Steven McCaffreySteven McCaffreyپیش 6 روز
  • tf2 knight 3:00

    UnconventionalUnconventionalپیش 6 روز
  • A real eye opener for people interested in space travel. I'd imagine the operation of a nuclear submarine is very similar to a space capsule, or the International Space Station. I never knew how tightly packed every critical system is. Thanks Destin. Fyi, I'm starting to second guess my dream of migrating to the Moon and Mars in 30 years time. But then again, I guess a person can adapt to just about any situation in the name of survival.

    Delta_Tesseract *84-72*Delta_Tesseract *84-72*پیش 6 روز
  • steps in door closes 😳

    Daniel 360Daniel 360پیش 6 روز
  • Thank you for this excellent series!

    Jeff CornblattJeff Cornblattپیش 6 روز
  • If I was in there I would be scared like it was a horror movie

    Caleb GetzCaleb Getzپیش 6 روز
  • Can't lie; this channel is starting to feel like pro-military propaganda.

    bogosortbogosortپیش 6 روز
  • so did this man print his torpedo to the diameter of the scotch tape spool or did it just happen to be the exact same size of the scotch tape spool, THIS IS THE SCIENCE I WANT TO KNOW!!!! either way, it's impressive af.

    GeeZiiGeeZiiپیش 7 روز
  • That torpedo is absolutely massive!

    AndrewdoesYTAndrewdoesYTپیش 7 روز
  • This series actually makes me think that having a career in submarines would have been cool. Maybe in my next life lol

    Craig HicksCraig Hicksپیش 7 روز
  • Imagine if he gets stuck in there and the hatch closes

    NetherprinceNetherprinceپیش 7 روز
  • Was I the only one who got clostrofobic when they opened the torpedo harch

    MarbbleMarbbleپیش 7 روز
  • Like who are the people coming up with all these systems and how do you unify them to get stuff done

    KevinKevinپیش 7 روز
  • I am starkly reminded of the guys who climb inside the intakes on fighter jets to check up on them with this video. except a torpedo tube is probably more claustrophobic.

    Everett BruckerhoffEverett Bruckerhoffپیش 7 روز
  • no confined space entry permit required?

    John FrigoJohn Frigoپیش 7 روز
  • 9:40 Don’t most modern nuclear submarines have electrolysis? The ability to produce air from water so this air deprivation isn’t a significant problem?

    P-45 Nokota 2019P-45 Nokota 2019پیش 7 روز
  • i wouldn’t be afraid that the door closes and the water starts flowing in

    Jan-Andreas MeierJan-Andreas Meierپیش 7 روز
  • That one guy looked like destins younger dumb brother LOL

    vashisl33tvashisl33tپیش 7 روز
  • whats the actual method of ignition for the torpedo? i thought thats what you were gonna talk about but was very happy w what u actually talked about. im just curious about this, if anybody has an answer.

    JJپیش 8 روز
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    Clifford MorganClifford Morganپیش 8 روز
  • Your channel is by far one of my favorites!

    Katherine Russ- HotfelterKatherine Russ- Hotfelterپیش 8 روز
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    MysticMysticپیش 8 روز
  • I was the Plankowner TM Division CPO when Toledo was Comissioned. Loaded many a MK-48 and Tomahawk on her from 1994-1998. TMC(SS) Ed Feidt and I had a Blast!

    Tm DivoTm Divoپیش 8 روز
  • Make smaller time length vedios.

    John MondalJohn Mondalپیش 8 روز
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    Christi HallChristi Hallپیش 8 روز
  • Incredible series! And thanks Raycon!

    Steve BaumgartnerSteve Baumgartnerپیش 8 روز
  • 2:21 he reminds me of amos burton

    C - 4C - 4پیش 8 روز
  • Too bad they are death machines..

    JackJack ThompsonJackJack Thompsonپیش 8 روز
  • Smarter every day: sees classified info Capitan: hey, wanna go in the tube?

    MaxDaBomb109MaxDaBomb109پیش 8 روز
  • I just found your channel Two days ago I’ve been binging so literally feel like I’m actually getting smarter every day

    Mave JakMave Jakپیش 9 روز
  • god that captain looks like every officer i ever met in the army lmao

    John CitizenJohn Citizenپیش 9 روز
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  • “Help stepbro I’m stuck in a torpedo tube”

    Julian OHaginJulian OHaginپیش 9 روز
  • If you're super lucky, when you're a NUB you get to sleep on a torpedo rack. And by sleep I mean, lay in a rack until your next checkout.

    Thrift SimpleThrift Simpleپیش 9 روز
  • Unbelievable they were able to design/engineer these without computers.

    Nick OhlerNick Ohlerپیش 9 روز
  • 2:14, guy on the left face looks up "Woah woah woah wait those are real torpedoes??"

    RippedFall9153RippedFall9153پیش 9 روز
  • he could literally just close it and flood the tube

    WuzWuzپیش 10 روز
  • Amagen just it flushed you out lol rip

    Kim NicholsonKim Nicholsonپیش 10 روز
  • 15:08 POV: you are a torpedo

    BrennAnHere 1BrennAnHere 1پیش 10 روز
  • They ok showing you weapons but not the engine. Go figure.

    Marty LynchianMarty Lynchianپیش 10 روز
  • Yes SIr

    Clemens Der BaumClemens Der Baumپیش 10 روز
  • I used to play Silent Hunter 5: Battle Of The Atlantic, and hearing your XO yell, "Torpedo Impact!" And seeing the enemy vessel explode was such a satisfying experience Good Lord, that game is 11 years old.

    ScarletScarletپیش 10 روز
  • I am so happy you got to do this, and then decided to share an of this with us. Thanks for making us smarter!

    Rylund SteeleRylund Steeleپیش 10 روز
  • *touches torpedo* Can I touch it?

    VirlomiEntreriVirlomiEntreriپیش 10 روز
  • "yessir"

    MetifixMetifixپیش 10 روز
  • Air in a sub is made by the powerplant, it's not what they've took with them from the surface!

    Dog SeriousDog Seriousپیش 10 روز
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  • I’m not a claustrophobic person, but torpedo tube inside a torpedo-carrying water coffin, under water, under ice...may just make me discover something new about myself. Tie a rope to my feet for quick pullback, please.

    KerryKerryپیش 10 روز
  • image if he locked you in there IMAO

    Khadar AdamKhadar Adamپیش 10 روز
  • a submarine is basically a large torpedo that shoots smaller faster torpedoes

    MilkyWayeyMilkyWayeyپیش 10 روز