Technology and Operations
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RE: Consider target construction and loading
Posted by: Dave Plummer ()
Date: May 29, 2000 02:38AM
They were taken off because allied air power made surface operations too dangerous. they also increased dive time, and long dive time is bad when diving to evade aircraft. They traded the deck gun for more A/A guns, which had more self-defense usefulness.
|Deck gun effectiveness||Thomas Bothwell||05/27/2000 12:55AM|
|RE: Consider target construction and loading||AL Wellman||05/27/2000 06:21PM|
|RE: Consider target construction and loading||Tim Burton||05/27/2000 06:46PM|
|RE: Consider target construction and loading||Dave Plummer||05/29/2000 02:38AM|