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  1. Grey Havoc

    Ocean Artemis collision

    https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/39176/veteran-submariners-explain-what-might-have-gone-wrong-in-japanese-submarine-collision
  2. Grey Havoc

    IJN Type 93 Long Lance torpedo

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kb5F5s2F3mA
  3. beatlesbeetles

    Type 96 APC air defense system

    It is supposedly a short range air defense missile system built on the Type 96 APC chassis. I tried Googling, but I couldn't find anything on it. The only thing I found was the source I found it from. Any help would be appreciated, thanks. Here is the source I got it from...
  4. N

    Japanese Jet Engines of WWII

    Ah okay, that makes more sense. It seems the original description was incorrect. Justo, do you know where I can find more information regarding Japanese centrifugal-type jet engines? I’m curious how they compare to the axial series. and thanks for the amazing images and information, as always
  5. Grey Havoc

    Nihon Hikoki X1G3

    https://elpoderdelasgalaxias.wordpress.com/2015/05/18/nihon-hikoki-x1g3-its-always-better-to-add/
  6. T

    Survivability Standards and Korea and Japan

    The Koreans and Japanese (not to mention the Chinese) are able to churn out warships by the dozen more cheaply than what the US yards can. The 30DX and Daegu frigates, especially come to mind compared to the FFG(X). Most people attribute to this to Koreans and Japanese building to commercial...
  7. Grey Havoc

    Secret Axis Flights

    (also mentions efforts planned or actually attempted with the Ju 290, Ju 390, and the Ki 77. Overlooks the Me 264 though.) The Rome-Tokyo flight was arguably one of the Regia Aeronautica's finest hours, though unfairly forgotten. https://comandosupremo.com/rome-to-tokyo/
  8. Grey Havoc

    Kaiten (Oga base memorial park)

    I thought we already had a thread on these, but I must have been wrong. http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201404060014 IMAGE CREDIT: THE ASAHI SHIMBUN
  9. Grey Havoc

    Hitachi SWAN and RESQ series robots

    Thought this might be topical in light of current events. Both of these series were developed in the early 2000's by Hitachi for use in nuclear accidents. However they appear to have fallen victim to to political shenanigans shortly thereafter. The [final?] SWAN prototype ended up (ironically)...
  10. overscan (PaulMM)

    Ishida TW-68 Tiltwing

    This seems to be the patent for the Ishida TW-68, includes nice drawings. http://www.google.com/patents?vid=USPATD332079&id=NeQpAAAAEBAJ&printsec=abstract&zoom=4#PPP1,M1
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