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by Neoconshooter
Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Expedient Big Five Upgrade - December 1940
Replies: 28
Views: 10190

Re: Expedient Big Five Upgrade - December 1940

Hi All! Although this topic has elements of a hypothetical scenario, I decided to put it here because it seems that most of the issues involve either technology, mechanics or construction logistics.. A. It's December 1940 and it is clear to the US that the s h i t is going to hit the fan in about a...
by Neoconshooter
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:51 pm
Forum: Naval Weapons
Topic: What was the most effective naval anti-aircraft gun of WW2?
Replies: 167
Views: 77648

Re: What was the most effective naval anti-aircraft gun of W

I think about the same. A battleship at anchor can be hit by determined bomber crews, and it really only takes one hit from a bomb of that type to wreck the ship. Depending on what version of FC equipment the ship had, bombers might have been lost, but I still think it's likely the ship would have ...
by Neoconshooter
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: Naval Weapons
Topic: What was the most effective naval anti-aircraft gun of WW2?
Replies: 167
Views: 77648

Re: What was the most effective naval anti-aircraft gun of W

It matters little what type of gun is used, it IS the fire control system that makes the big difference! Search for pictures of 20 MM guns. Some have huge bulky sighting systems and other have a ring and bead. Look at 40 mm quads, some have radar dishes and others do not. Which type do you think wil...