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by Frej
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: 'Superior' German & Japanese Optics & Rangefinders
Replies: 8
Views: 440

Re: 'Superior' German & Japanese Optics & Rangefinders

"the battleship Littorio, while able to target the Caio Duilio with her rangefinders previously, this became impossible when the other battleship turned on her searchlights and blinded the Littorio. However, use of 'Zeiss-Septar' polarizing filters made it possible to target the other battleship wit...
by Frej
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Naval Weapons
Topic: weight breakdown for torpedoes
Replies: 2
Views: 2258

Re: weight breakdown for torpedoes

OpanaPointer: Thanks (sort of). I had actually looked up that page before I posted my question. It contains plenty of interesting info but not what I asked for. However, your post made me look at the links from that page when I found time to do so. The pages for the German G7a(TI) and Japanese Type ...
by Frej
Mon Oct 30, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Naval Weapons
Topic: weight breakdown for torpedoes
Replies: 2
Views: 2258

weight breakdown for torpedoes

Can anybody please provide weight breakdowns for torpedoes? I don't need much detail, all I need is how much of the total weight of a torpedo at the moment of launching consists of the following: - warhead (only the actual explosive) - propellant (for instance, fuel+oxidizer, including any water coo...
by Frej
Sat Dec 05, 2015 12:42 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: What to call these angles?
Replies: 0
Views: 3288

What to call these angles?

In a naval combat game I'm working on (covering the WWI - WWII period), two list angles are of particular importance: 1) The angle at which the lower edge of the armor belt is right at the waterline, on the higher side, so that if the list increases any further, shells can sneak in below the belt wi...
by Frej
Sat Oct 31, 2015 1:03 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: seaplane ops and sea state
Replies: 1
Views: 2013

seaplane ops and sea state

Hello, I'm working on a naval combat game and will have some questions related to that, at least most of them here in the Naval Technology forum. I'll start with one that I hope is reasonably simple: In how heavy seas was it feasible to launch and retrieve seaplanes in the WWII era? I'd like to get ...