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British 18 inch torpedo

Index British 18 inch torpedo

There have been a number of 18 inch torpedoes in service with the United Kingdom. [1]

19 relations: Aerial torpedo, Battle of Singapore, Blackburn Firebrand, Bristol Beaufighter, British 21 inch torpedo, Fleet Air Arm, List of torpedoes by name, Mark 43 torpedo, Motor Torpedo Boat, Nitrocellulose, RAF Coastal Command, River-class destroyer, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, TNT, Torpedo, Torpex, Tribal-class destroyer (1905), Whitehead torpedo.

Aerial torpedo

An aerial torpedo, airborne torpedo or air-dropped torpedo is a naval weapon, a torpedo, that an aircraft—fixed-wing aircraft or helicopter—drops in the water, after which the weapon propels itself to the target.

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Battle of Singapore

The Battle of Singapore, also known as the Fall of Singapore, was fought in the South-East Asian theatre of World War II when the Empire of Japan invaded the British stronghold of Singapore—nicknamed the "Gibraltar of the East".

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Blackburn Firebrand

The Blackburn Firebrand was a British single-engine strike fighter for the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy designed during World War II by Blackburn Aircraft.

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Bristol Beaufighter

The Bristol Type 156 Beaufighter (often referred to simply as the "Beau") is a multi-role aircraft developed during the Second World War by the Bristol Aeroplane Company in the United Kingdom.

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British 21 inch torpedo

There have been several British 21-inch (533 mm) diameter torpedoes used by the Royal Navy since their first development just before the First World War.

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Fleet Air Arm

The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) is the branch of the British Royal Navy responsible for the operation of naval aircraft.

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List of torpedoes by name

The list of torpedoes by name includes all torpedoes operated in the past or present.

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Mark 43 torpedo

The 10" Mark 43 torpedo was the first and smallest of the United States Navy light-weight anti-submarine torpedoes.

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Motor Torpedo Boat

Motor Torpedo Boat (MTB) was the name given to fast torpedo boats by the Royal Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy.

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Nitrocellulose

Nitrocellulose (also known as cellulose nitrate, flash paper, flash cotton, guncotton, and flash string) is a highly flammable compound formed by nitrating cellulose through exposure to nitric acid or another powerful nitrating agent.

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RAF Coastal Command

RAF Coastal Command was a formation within the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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River-class destroyer

The River-class destroyer (re-designated in 1913 as the E class) was a class of torpedo boat destroyer built for the Royal Navy at the turn of the 20th century, and which saw extensive service in World War I. The class introduced new features to destroyer design, placing a greater emphasis on seakeeping and endurance and less on a high maximum speed in good weather.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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TNT

Trinitrotoluene (TNT), or more specifically 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene, is a chemical compound with the formula C6H2(NO2)3CH3.

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Torpedo

A modern torpedo is a self-propelled weapon with an explosive warhead, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater towards a target, and designed to detonate either on contact with its target or in proximity to it.

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Torpex

Torpex is a secondary explosive, 50% more powerful than TNT by mass.

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Tribal-class destroyer (1905)

The Tribal or F class was a class of destroyers built for the Royal Navy.

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Whitehead torpedo

The Whitehead torpedo was the first self-propelled or "locomotive" torpedo ever developed.

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Redirects here:

18 inch Mark VIII torpedo, 18 inch Mark XII torpedo, 18 inch Mark XV torpedo, British 18-inch torpedo.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_18_inch_torpedo

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