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Posts Tagged ‘armour’

Proposal for Army armoured vehicles

Posted by Picard578 on February 11, 2017

Introduction

Modern militaries have various types of vehicles for various jobs. These range from destruction of hard targets (tanks and bunkers) to convoy escort, peacekeeping and counterinsurgency. For this reason, and due to variance in terrains as well, most if not all types need to exist in more than one category. Main battle tanks can take considerable punishment, but are vulnerable to infantry and air support, and are impotent in very difficult terrains. They are also lacking in strategic and operational mobility, being incapable of utilizing many bridges. On the other hand, lighter forces often lack the direct fire support on the same level as main battle tanks provide, so they need lighter systems with similar firepower. Read the rest of this entry »

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British battleship classes

Posted by Picard578 on July 16, 2016

Class Type Length Width Displacement Top speed Primary battery Primary rof Secondary bat Secondary rof Tertiary batt. Tertiary rof
Royal Sovereign predreadnought 380 ft 75 ft 14.380 t 17,5 kts 4 * 13,5 in 10 * 6 in 28 pd guns
Centurion predreadnought 360 ft 70 ft 10.670 t 17 kts 4 * 10 in 10 * 4,7 in 20 pd guns
Majestic predreadnought 421 ft 75 ft 15.060 t 16 kts 4 * 12 in 12 * 6 in 28 pd guns
Canopus predreadnought 430 ft 74 ft 13.360 t 18 kts 4 * 12 in 12 * 6 in 16 pd guns
Formidable predreadnought 431 ft 75 ft 14.700 t 18,2 kts 4 * 12 in 12 * 6 in 22 pd guns
Duncan predreadnought 432 ft 75 ft 6 in 13.480 t 19 kts 4 * 12 in 12 * 6 in 18 pd guns
King Edward VII predreadnought 453 ft 6 in 78 ft 15.880 t 18,5 kts 4 * 12 in 4* 9,2 10 * 6 in 40 pd guns
Swiftsure predreadnought 475 ft 3 in 71 ft 1 in 11.990 t 19 kts 4 * 10 in 14 * 7,5 in 18 pd guns
Lord Nelson predreadnought 443 ft 6 in 79 ft 6 in 16.350 t 18 kts 4 * 12 in 10 * 9,2 in 26 pd guns
Dreadnought dreadnought 527 ft 82 ft 1 in 18.400 t 21 kts 10 * 12 in N/A 27 pd guns
Bellerophon dreadnought 526 ft 83 ft 19.100 t 21 kts 10 * 12 in 16 * 4 in 12 pd guns
St. Vincent dreadnought 536 ft 84 ft 2 in 19.870 t 21 kts 10 * 12 in 20 * 4 in N/A
Neptune dreadnought 546 ft 85 ft 20.000 t 21 kts 10 * 12 in 12 * 4 in N/A
Colossus dreadnought 546 ft 85 ft 20.550 t 21 kts 10 * 12 in 16 * 4 in N/A
Orion dreadnought 581 ft 88 ft 22.350 t 21 kts 10 * 13,5 in 16 * 4 in N/A
King George V dreadnought 598 ft 89 ft 23.370 t 21 kts 10 * 13,5 in 16 * 4 in 4 * 47 mm
Iron Duke dreadnought 622 ft 9 in 90 ft 25.400 t 21,2 kts 10 * 13,5 in 12 * 6 in 2 * 3 in
Agincourt dreadnought 671 ft 6 in 89 ft 27.940 t 22 kts 14 * 12 in 20 * 6 in 10 * 3 in
Erin dreadnought 559 ft 6 in 91 ft 27.940 t 21 kts 10 * 13,5 in 16 * 6 in 6 * 57 mm
Canada dreadnought 625 ft 92,5 ft 29.060 t 22,75 kts 10 * 14 in 16 * 6 in 2 * 3 in
Queen Elizabeth dreadnought 645 ft 9 in 90 ft 6 in 27.940 t 24 kts 8 * 15 in 2 rpm 20 * 4,5 in 2 * 3 in
Revenge dreadnought 624 ft 88,5 ft 28.450 t 21 kts 8 * 15 in 2 rpm 14 * 6 in 4 * 47 mm 20 rpm
Nelson dreadnought 710 ft 106 ft 34.440 t 23 kts 9 * 16 in 1,5 rpm 12 * 6 in 64 * 40 mm 115 – 330 rpm
King George V dreadnought 745 ft 103 ft 37.320 t 28 kts 10 * 14 in 2 rpm 16 * 5,25 in 7-8 rpm 64 * 40 mm 120-330 rpm
Vanguard dreadnought 814 ft 108 ft 45.210 t 30 kts 8 * 15 in 2 rpm 16 * 5,25 in 7-8 rpm 10*6 40 mm 120-330 rpm
Lion dreadnought 785 ft 105 ft 41.200 t 30 kts 9 * 16 in 2 rpm 24 * 4,5 in 96-98 rpm 48 * 2pdr 115 rpm
Lion Mk II dreadnought 830 ft 115 ft 57.400 t 29 kts 9 * 16 in 3 rpm 24 * 4,5 in 96-98 rpm 9*6 40 mm 120-330 rpm

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