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An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.
An armor-piercing shell, AP for short, is a type of ammunition designed to penetrate armor.
The Battle of Midway was a decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II which occurred between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea.
A battleship is a large armored warship with a main battery consisting of large caliber guns.
The secondary armament of a battleship is composed of smaller, faster-firing weapons that are typically effective at a shorter range than the main (heavy) weapons.
Belt armor is a layer of heavy metal armor plated onto or within the outer hulls of warships, typically on battleships, battlecruisers and cruisers, and aircraft carriers.
The capital ships of a navy are its most important warships; they are generally the larger ships when compared to other warships in their respective fleet.
A cartridge is a type of firearm ammunition packaging a projectile (bullet, shots or slug), a propellant substance (usually either smokeless powder or black powder) and an ignition device (primer) within a metallic, paper or plastic case that is precisely made to fit within the barrel chamber of a breechloading gun, for the practical purpose of convenient transportation and handling during shooting.
Ceremonial ship launching is the process of transferring a vessel to the water.
A cruiser is a type of warship.
The displacement or displacement tonnage of a ship is its weight, expressed in long tons of water its hull displaces.
A dual-purpose gun is a naval artillery mounting designed to engage both surface and air targets.
The gauge of a firearm is a unit of measurement used to express the inner diameter (bore diameter) of the barrel.
The was an imperial concept created and promulgated for occupied Asian populations during 1930–1945 by the Empire of Japan.
A gun turret is a location from which weapons can be fired that affords protection, visibility, and some cone of fire.
The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN; Kyūjitai: 大日本帝國海軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国海軍 or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun, "Navy of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the navy of the Empire of Japan from 1868 until 1945, when it was dissolved following Japan's defeat and surrender in World War II.
The was a short undeclared military confrontation between the Empire of Japan and Vichy France in northern Indochina.
Laying the keel or laying down is the formal recognition of the start of a ship's construction.
was one of four principal naval shipyards owned and operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy.
is a port and major shipbuilding city situated on the Seto Inland Sea in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
A main battery is the primary weapon or group of weapons around which a warship is designed.
The Second Sino-Japanese War was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan from July 7, 1937, to September 2, 1945.
A ship class is a group of ships of a similar design.
Ultranationalism is an "extreme nationalism that promotes the interest of one state or people above all others", or simply "extreme devotion to one's own nation".
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The, also known as the, was a light caliber naval gun of the Imperial Japanese Navy used during World War II.