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Increase of the Navy, Armor and Armament

Increase of the Navy, Armor and Armament

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Navy -- Appropriations and expenditures

  • About the Edition

    Committee Serial No. 31

    Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States House Committee on Naval Affairs, Sixtieth Congress, second session
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval Affairs
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination777-778 p
    Number of Pages778
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15271498M

      The next step was the A class. These ships, even larger than the Yamatos, would have carried an armament of six ” guns in three twin turrets. These guns would easily have defeated the armor scheme of any battleship in existence, or any seriously planned by a major : Warrior Maven. In the early s, the U.S. Navy still expected to need huge, first rate battleships to fight the best that Japan and Germany had to North Carolina, South Dakota, and Iowa class.

    Books shelved as arms-and-armor: The Archaeology of Weapons: Arms and Armour from Prehistory to the Age of Chivalry by R. Ewart Oakeshott, A Knight and H. The Lexington-class battlecruisers were officially the only class of battlecruiser to ever be ordered by the United States Navy. While these six vessels were requested in as a reaction to the building by Japan of the Kongō class, the potential use for them in the U.S. Navy came from a series of studies by the Naval War College which stretched over several years and predated the existence Range: 10, nmi (19, km; 12, mi) at 10 .

    Displac tons, the G3s would have carried 9 16” guns in three triple turrets, with a design speed of 32 knots and armor commensurate to their armament. One way to tell how the naval architects viewed things is to look at the last classes of pre and post-WW2 battleships (only one “post”, the Vanguard) and see how the various countries voted. In this case, they voted in unison. Iowa Bismarck King G.


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