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16"/50 caliber Mark 7 gun

Index 16"/50 caliber Mark 7 gun

The 16"/50 caliber Mark 7 – United States Naval Gun was the main armament of the s. [1]

42 relations: Analog computer, APCBC, Armament of the Iowa-class battleship, Armor-piercing shell, Autofrettage, Ballistic missile, Barbette, Beam (nautical), Breechface, Broadside, Built-up gun, Bureau of Construction and Repair, Bureau of Ordnance, Caliber (artillery), Chrome plating, Chuuk Lagoon, Gulf War, Gun barrel, Gun turret, IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, Korean War, Lebanese Civil War, List of naval guns, List of the largest cannon by caliber, List of World War II artillery, Operation Hailstone, Pound (mass), Project HARP, Radar, Rangekeeper, Shell (projectile), Smokeless powder, South Dakota-class battleship (1920), Treaty battleship, Vietnam War, Washington Naval Treaty, Welin breech block, World War II, 16"/45 caliber Mark 6 gun, 16"/50 caliber Mark 2 gun, 40 cm/45 Type 94 naval gun, 40.6 cm SK C/34 gun.

Analog computer

An analog computer or analogue computer is a form of computer that uses the continuously changeable aspects of physical phenomena such as electrical, mechanical, or hydraulic quantities to model the problem being solved.

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APCBC

The armour-piercing capped ballistic cap (APCBC) is a type of armor-piercing shell introduced in the 1930s.

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Armament of the Iowa-class battleship

The s were the most heavily armed gunships the United States Navy has ever put to sea due to the continual development of their onboard weaponry.

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Armor-piercing shell

An armor-piercing shell, AP for short, is a type of ammunition designed to penetrate armor.

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Autofrettage

Autofrettage is a metal fabrication technique in which a pressure vessel is subjected to enormous pressure, causing internal portions of the part to yield plastically, resulting in internal compressive residual stresses once the pressure is released.

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Ballistic missile

A ballistic missile follows a ballistic trajectory to deliver one or more warheads on a predetermined target.

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Barbette

Barbettes are several types of gun emplacement in terrestrial fortifications or on naval ships.

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Beam (nautical)

The beam of a ship is its width at the widest point as measured at the ship's nominal waterline.

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Breechface

The breechface is the front part of the breechblock that makes contact with the cartridge in a firearm.

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Broadside

A broadside is the side of a ship, the battery of cannon on one side of a warship; or their coordinated fire in naval warfare.

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Built-up gun

A built-up gun is artillery with a specially reinforced barrel.

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Bureau of Construction and Repair

The Bureau of Construction and Repair (BuC&R) was the part of the United States Navy which from 1862 to 1940 was responsible for supervising the design, construction, conversion, procurement, maintenance, and repair of ships and other craft for the Navy.

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Bureau of Ordnance

The Bureau of Ordnance (BuOrd) was the U.S. Navy's organization responsible for the procurement, storage, and deployment of all naval weapons, between the years 1862 and 1959.

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Caliber (artillery)

In artillery, caliber or calibredifference in British English and American English spelling is the internal diameter of a gun barrel, or by extension a relative measure of the length.

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Chrome plating

Chrome plating (less commonly chromium plating), often referred to simply as chrome, is a technique of electroplating a thin layer of chromium onto a metal object.

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Chuuk Lagoon

Chuuk Lagoon, also previously known as Truk Lagoon, is a sheltered body of water in the central Pacific.

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Gulf War

The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

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Gun barrel

A gun barrel is a crucial part of gun-type ranged weapons such as small firearms, artillery pieces and air guns.

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Gun turret

A gun turret is a location from which weapons can be fired that affords protection, visibility, and some cone of fire.

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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing

The IEEE Annals of the History of Computing is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by the IEEE Computer Society.

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Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).

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Lebanese Civil War

The Lebanese Civil War (الحرب الأهلية اللبنانية – Al-Ḥarb al-Ahliyyah al-Libnāniyyah) was a multifaceted civil war in Lebanon, lasting from 1975 to 1990 and resulting in an estimated 120,000 fatalities.

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List of naval guns

No description.

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List of the largest cannon by caliber

The list of cannon by caliber contains all types of cannon through the ages listed in decreasing caliber size.

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List of World War II artillery

This is a list of artillery of the Second World War ordered by name.

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Operation Hailstone

Operation Hailstone (known in Japan as トラック島空襲 Torakku-tō Kūshū, lit. "the airstrike on Truk Island"), 17–18 February 1944, was a massive United States Navy air and surface attack on Truk Lagoon conducted as part of the Allies' offensive drive against the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) through the Pacific Ocean theater during World War II.

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Pound (mass)

The pound or pound-mass is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.

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Project HARP

Project HARP, short for High Altitude Research Project, was a joint project of the United States Department of Defense and Canada's Department of National Defence created with the goal of studying ballistics of re-entry vehicles at low cost; whereas most such projects used expensive and failure-prone rockets, HARP used a non-rocket spacelaunch method based on a very large gun to fire the models to high altitudes and speeds.

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Radar

Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.

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Rangekeeper

Rangekeepers were electromechanical fire control computers used primarily during the early part of the 20th century.

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Shell (projectile)

A shell is a payload-carrying projectile that, as opposed to shot, contains an explosive or other filling, though modern usage sometimes includes large solid projectiles properly termed shot.

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Smokeless powder

Smokeless powder is the name given to a number of propellants used in firearms and artillery that produce negligible smoke when fired, unlike the black powder they replaced.

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South Dakota-class battleship (1920)

The first South Dakota class was a class of six American battleships that were laid down in 1920 but never completed.

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Treaty battleship

A treaty battleship was a battleship built in the 1920s or 1930s under the terms of one of a number of international treaties governing warship construction.

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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Washington Naval Treaty

The Washington Naval Treaty, also known as the Five-Power Treaty, the Four-Power Treaty, and the Nine-Power Treaty, was a treaty signed during 1922 among the major nations that had won World War I, which agreed to prevent an arms race by limiting naval construction.

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Welin breech block

The Welin breech block was a revolutionary stepped, interrupted thread design for locking artillery breeches, invented by Axel Welin in 1889 or 1890.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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16"/45 caliber Mark 6 gun

The 16"/45 caliber Mark 6 gun is a naval gun designed in 1936 by the United States Navy for their Treaty battleships.

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16"/50 caliber Mark 2 gun

The 16"/50 caliber Mark 2 gun and the near-identical Mark 3 were guns originally designed and built for the United States Navy as the main armament for the ''South Dakota''-class battleships and s. At the time, they were among the heaviest guns built for use as naval artillery.

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40 cm/45 Type 94 naval gun

The Japanese was the biggest naval gun used by battleships in World War II.

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40.6 cm SK C/34 gun

The 40.6 cm SK C/34,SK - Schnelladekanone (quick loading cannon); C - Construktionsjahr (year of design) sometimes known as the Adolfkanone (Adolf gun), was a German naval gun, designed in 1934 by Krupp and originally intended for the early H-class battleships.

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16 inch (406 mm)/50 caliber Mark 7, 16 inch (406 mm)/50 caliber Mark 7 naval gun, 16"/50, 16"/50 Mark 7, 16-50 Mark 7.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/16"/50_caliber_Mark_7_gun

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