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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).
The beam of a ship is its width at the widest point as measured at the ship's nominal waterline.
Captain lieutenant or captain-lieutenant is a military rank, used in a number of navies worldwide and formerly in the British Army.
Ceremonial ship launching is the process of transferring a vessel to the water.
Danziger Werft (The International Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Limited, Stocznia Gdańska) was a shipbuilding company, in Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland), in what was then the Free City of Danzig.
The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).
The draft or draught of a ship's hull is the vertical distance between the waterline and the bottom of the hull (keel), with the thickness of the hull included; in the case of not being included the draft outline would be obtained.
Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft (often just called Germaniawerft, "Germania shipyard") was a German shipbuilding company, located in the harbour at Kiel, and one of the largest and most important builders of U-boats for the Kaiserliche Marine in World War I and the Kriegsmarine in World War II.
Gdańsk (Danzig) is a Polish city on the Baltic coast.
Gelting is a municipality in the district of Schleswig-Flensburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
Gelting Bay (Geltinger Bucht, Gelting Bugt), sometimes also the Bay of Gelting, is a bight of the Baltic Sea on the northeastern coast of the region of Anglia at the exit to the Flensburg Fjord near the town of Gelting.
The Italian Empire (Impero Italiano) comprised the colonies, protectorates, concessions, dependencies and trust territories of the Kingdom of Italy and, after 1946, the Italian Republic.
Laying the keel or laying down is the formal recognition of the start of a ship's construction.
The Kriegsmarine (literally "War Navy") was the navy of Germany from 1935 to 1945.
Length overall (LOA, o/a, o.a. or oa) is the maximum length of a vessel's hull measured parallel to the waterline.
A motor–generator (an M–G set) is a device for converting electrical power to another form.
A naval mine is a self-contained explosive device placed in water to damage or destroy surface ships or submarines.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
Oberleutnant zur See (OLt zS or OLZS in the German Navy, Oblt.z.S. in the Kriegsmarine) is traditionally the first and highest Lieutenant grade in the German Navy.
Regenbogen ("Rainbow") was the code name for the planned mass scuttling of the German U-boat fleet, to avoid surrender, at the end of World War II.
A propeller is a type of fan that transmits power by converting rotational motion into thrust.
Scuttling is the deliberate sinking of a ship by allowing water to flow into the hull.
Ship commissioning is the act or ceremony of placing a ship in active service, and may be regarded as a particular application of the general concepts and practices of project commissioning.
A ship's company comprises all officers, non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel aboard a naval vessel.
Siemens-Schuckert (or Siemens-Schuckertwerke) was a German electrical engineering company headquartered in Berlin, Erlangen and Nuremberg that was incorporated into the Siemens AG in 1966.
A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
Depth ratings are primary design parameters and measures of a submarine's ability to operate underwater.
A submarine hull has two major components, the light hull and the pressure hull.
A supercharger is an air compressor that increases the pressure or density of air supplied to an internal combustion engine.
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.
A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.
Type VII U-boats were the most common type of German World War II U-boat.
U-boat is an anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".
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.
The 18th U-boat Flotilla (German 18. Unterseebootsflottille) was a short-lived unit of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
The Flak 30 (Flugabwehrkanone 30) and improved Flak 38 were 20 mm anti-aircraft guns used by various German forces throughout World War II.
24th U-boat Flotilla ("24. Unterseebootsflottille") was a training flotilla ("Ausbildungsflottille") of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
The 3.7 cm Flak 18/36/37/43 was a series of anti-aircraft cannon produced by Nazi Germany that saw widespread service in the Second World War.
The 5th U-boat Flotilla (German 5. Unterseebootsflottille), also known as Emsmann Flotilla, was a U-boat flotilla of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
The 8.8 cm SK C/35SK - Schnelladekanone (quick loading cannon); C - Construktionsjahr (year of design) was a German naval gun used in World War II.