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Re: Naval Bombing
At 05:16 PM 12/12/01 EST, Jhk789@aol.com wrote:
>According to a reference source I checked, each round from 16 inch guns
>had the explosive power of 2,700 Ib--much more powerful than
>the 500 Ib that the Air Force used.
You have this completely wrong: Ed Rudnicki could set you right with the
precise figures. 2700 lbs is the weight of the ENTIRE shell. The
explosive charge was closer to 800 lbs, with the rest being the steel
cannister and the like.
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