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torpedo lead angle computer
Posted by: clemens ()
Date: October 27, 2016 07:09PM

I wonder how the lead angle computer in WW2 subs exactly worked.
Couldn`t find any information about this issue.
Must have been a pure mechanic device or was it a very simple electronic machine?
How was the compution tranferred to the torpedo, was the angle inserted by a screw showing 360 degrees magnetic north or a relative bearing to the u-boat axis?
I have no idea....

And even more interesting: how did they do it in WW1?

Has any body a link?

Thanks

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