Target Specific:

Jet breaking the sound barrier - perspective: from the camera's perspective as shown in the photograph below (at the moment that the below photograph was taken, 7 July 1999)


Target Description: As per the photograph below. This jet is an F/A-18C Hornet. The picture was taken from the deck of the aircraft carrier Constellation in the Pacific Ocean on 7 July 1999. The jet was flying only 75 feet above the ocean. The picture was taken by Ensign John Gay.


Here is the photograph of the target:

Here are the SAM input data for the target:

surface: surface
surface: level topology
water: water
atmospherics: natural smells
atmospherics: manmade smells
atmospherics: smoke or burning (natural or manmade)
atmospherics: cloud dynamics
surface structure(s): surface structure(s)
surface structure(s): one
surface structure(s): subjects inside
surface structure(s): subjects on base surface outside
structure(s) materials: manmade materials
structure(s) general location: on/in water
structure(s) general location: not located on a surface
subject(s): subject(s)
subject(s): male
subject(s): female
subject(s): one/few
nonsurface structure(s): nonsurface structures
nonsurface structure(s): one
nonsurface structure(s): subjects inside
light: bright
environment: natural
environment: distant or no base surface
energetics: kinetic (fast or slow, one direction)
energetics: fire or heat
activity: activity or movement by object(s)
sounds: talking, shouting, voices
sounds: booming or roaring
sounds: loud
temperatures: moderate
dominant session elements: structure(s) on a surface
dominant session elements: structure(s) not on a surface
sketches: structure(s)
sketches: structure(s) on a surface
sketches: structure(s) not on a surface
sketches: subject(s)
sketches: subject(s) in a structure
sketches: subjects(s) on an outside base surface
sketches: horizontal base surface
sketches: significant motion of primary object(s)
sketches: extensive water