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Design B-65 cruiser

Index Design B-65 cruiser

Design B-65 was a class of Super Type A cruisersAccording to Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946, p. 178, the Japanese classified Super Type A cruisers as heavy cruisers; however, Garzke and Dulin assert in Battleships: Axis and Neutral Battleships in World War II, p. 86, that B-65 cruisers "would have satisfied every basic characteristic of the battlecruiser type." planned by the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) before and during World War II. [1]

42 relations: Annapolis, Maryland, Anti-aircraft warfare, Battle of Midway, Battle of Tsushima, Battlecruiser, Belt armor, Boiler, Cruiser, Dual-purpose gun, Flush deck, Gun turret, Heavy cruiser, Horsepower, Hotchkiss M1929 machine gun, Hull number, Imperial Japanese Navy, Imperial Japanese Navy Technical Department, Kantai Kessen, Length overall, List of battlecruisers of Japan, London Naval Treaty, Main battery, Russo-Japanese War, Shell (projectile), Ship class, Sloped armour, Steam turbine, Surrender of Japan, Torpedo, Torpedo tube, Two-Ocean Navy Act, Type 93 torpedo, Type 96 25 mm AT/AA Gun, United States, United States Naval Institute, United States Navy, United States Pacific Fleet, Washington Naval Treaty, Waterline length, World War II, 10 cm/65 Type 98 naval gun, 25 mm caliber.

Annapolis, Maryland

Annapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County.

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Anti-aircraft warfare

Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).

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Battle of Midway

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.

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Battle of Tsushima

The Battle of Tsushima (Цусимское сражение, Tsusimskoye srazheniye), also known as the Battle of Tsushima Strait and the Naval Battle of the Sea of Japan (Japanese: 日本海海戦, Nihonkai-Kaisen) in Japan, was a major naval battle fought between Russia and Japan during the Russo-Japanese War.

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Battlecruiser

The battlecruiser, or battle cruiser, was a type of capital ship of the first half of the 20th century.

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Belt armor

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.

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Boiler

A boiler is a closed vessel in which fluid (generally water) is heated.

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Cruiser

A cruiser is a type of warship.

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Dual-purpose gun

A dual-purpose gun is a naval artillery mounting designed to engage both surface and air targets.

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Flush deck

Flush deck is a term in naval architecture.

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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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Heavy cruiser

The heavy cruiser was a type of cruiser, a naval warship designed for long range and high speed, armed generally with naval guns of roughly 203mm calibre (8 inches in caliber) of whose design parameters were dictated by the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922 and the London Naval Treaty of 1930.

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Horsepower

Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done).

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Hotchkiss M1929 machine gun

The 13.2 mm Hotchkiss machine gun was a heavy machine gun designed and manufactured by Hotchkiss et Cie from the late 1920s until World War II when it saw service with various nations' forces, including Japan where the gun was built under licence.

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Hull number

Hull number is a serial identification number given to a boat or ship.

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Imperial Japanese Navy

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.

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Imperial Japanese Navy Technical Department

The was the externally operating division of the Ministry of the Navy of Japan responsible for the administration of naval vessel construction.

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Kantai Kessen

The was a naval strategy adopted by the Imperial Japanese Navy following the Russo-Japanese War.

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Length overall

Length overall (LOA, o/a, o.a. or oa) is the maximum length of a vessel's hull measured parallel to the waterline.

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List of battlecruisers of Japan

The Imperial Japanese Navy (大日本帝国海軍) built four battlecruisers, with plans for an additional four, during the first decades of the 20th century.

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London Naval Treaty

The Treaty for the Limitation and Reduction of Naval Armament, commonly known as the London Naval Treaty, was an agreement between the United Kingdom, Japan, France, Italy and the United States, signed on 22 April 1930, which regulated submarine warfare and limited naval shipbuilding.

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Main battery

A main battery is the primary weapon or group of weapons around which a warship is designed.

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Russo-Japanese War

The Russo–Japanese War (Russko-yaponskaya voina; Nichirosensō; 1904–05) was fought between the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea.

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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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Ship class

A ship class is a group of ships of a similar design.

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Sloped armour

Sloped armour is armour that is neither in a vertical nor a horizontal position.

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Steam turbine

A steam turbine is a device that extracts thermal energy from pressurized steam and uses it to do mechanical work on a rotating output shaft.

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Surrender of Japan

The surrender of Imperial Japan was announced on August 15 and formally signed on September 2, 1945, bringing the hostilities of World War II to a close.

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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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Torpedo tube

A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.

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Two-Ocean Navy Act

The Two-Ocean Navy Act, also known as the Vinson-Walsh Act, was a United States law enacted on July 19, 1940, and named for Carl Vinson and David I. Walsh, who chaired the Naval Affairs Committee in the House and Senate respectively.

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Type 93 torpedo

The was a -diameter torpedo of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN), launched from surface ships.

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Type 96 25 mm AT/AA Gun

The was an automatic cannon used by the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Naval Institute

The United States Naval Institute (USNI), based in Annapolis, Maryland, is a private, non-profit, professional military association that seeks to offer independent, nonpartisan forums for debate of national defense and security issues.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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United States Pacific Fleet

The United States Pacific Fleet (USPACFLT) is a Pacific Ocean theater-level component command of the United States Navy that provides naval forces to the United States Indo-Pacific Command.

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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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Waterline length

The waterline length (originally Load Waterline Length, abbreviated to LWL) is the length of a ship or boat at the point where it sits in the water.

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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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10 cm/65 Type 98 naval gun

The, also known as the, was a light caliber naval gun of the Imperial Japanese Navy used during World War II.

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25 mm caliber

The 25 mm caliber is a specific size of cannon or autocannon ammunition.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Design_B-65_cruiser

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