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Japanese heavy cruiser Mikuma photographed from a USS Enterprise (CV-6) SBD aircraft during the Battle of Midway after she had been bombed by planes from Enterprise and USS Hornet (CV-8). Note her shattered midships structure torpedo dangling from the after port side tubes and wreckage atop her number four eight-inch gun turret.
A fine view of the sheer scale and complexity of the big gun turret for a Battleship. In this case, this appears to be a British gun mounting, of the type mounted on R class battleships, "Queen Elizabeth" class and Renown and Repulse.
USS Monitor Gun Turret Credit: The Mariners' Museum The recovered gun turret of the USS Monitor, where the skeletons of two Civil War sailors were found.
The two stern 15 inch naval gun turrets of HMS Hood. It is believed, that the right most of these turrets, was the one to "explode" when she went down. In normal service, hood’s entire stern deck was usually awash with sea water! Whilst this would not have affected the mechanics of the turrets, in battle such "stormy seas", would have affected the accuracy of gun fire. Hood was also "rather unique", having two gun turrets mounted astern; later units, had only one gun turret astern.
NEMETH : Mil Mi-24V "Hind" The Mi-24 (NATO designation Hind) is one of the most widely-known assault helicopter gunships in the world, and remains in service with at least 50 air arms. The Mi-24 was developed from the Mi-8 multirole transport helicopter and was first flown in V-24 prototype form in 1969. The definitive initial production variant was the Mi-24D Hind-D. This introduced heavily-armored, stepped cockpits ant an undernose gun turret. This gunship has a crew of three and can carry…
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