THE Royal Navy's Fleet Diving Squadron (FDS) have released dramatic video of their operation to destroy a Nazi bomb off the Isle of Wight. 

A fishing vessel stumbled across the unexploded Second World War device, a 500kg SC500, in The Solent, yesterday (Friday).

Munitions expert from the FDS's Portsmouth-based Southern Diving Unit 2 blew up the deadly Nazi bomb.

WATCH: The moment the Royal Navy's Fleet Diving Squadron detonated a World War Two bomb off the Island.

The huge explosion was quite a spectacle.

Taking to Twitter to share news of the bomb’s disposal, the FDS said: "Making a huge boom in the Solent. An extraordinary sight for civilians to marvel at ... but it’s just another day in the office for the Navy’s frogmen.

Isle of Wight County Press:

"Keeping UK waters safe 24/7."

The bomb had been dropped by the German Luftwaffe during the Blitz.

Read: Luftwaffe World War Two bomb found off Isle of Wight