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4 edition of Handbook of Japanese explosive ordnance. found in the catalog.

Handbook of Japanese explosive ordnance.

United States. Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

Handbook of Japanese explosive ordnance.

Opnav 30-3M. 15 August 1945

by United States. Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan. -- Rikugun -- Ordnance and ordnance stores,
  • Japan. -- Kaigun -- Ordnance and ordnance stores,
  • Ammunition,
  • Mines (Military explosives)

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 261 p. incl. illus., tables, diagrs.
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15440818M
    LC Control Number46025908

    One of the most feared weapons in the Japanese arsenal was the Type 89 Heavy Grenade Discharger hachi-kyu-shiki ju-tekidanto, or more commonly just tekidanto. The knob just below the barrel was for range adjustment more on that belowthe trigger mechanism is the lever with the triangular loop in the middle, and the spring at the base was actually a frame for a canvas cover to keep dirt out of the mechanism. In the upper right corner it says it was compiled by the Army Infantry School and has a preface by the head of the school, Lt. Here again, their equipment was decidedly inferior and pilots generally were either poorly trained or lacked confidence in its use and are reported to have had but little success in radar bombing attacks. Louisiana State University Press. Complete with A3 copies of the original maps.

    The Type 2 depth charge was also cylindrical in shape, Satisfactory solutions to many of these problems were obtained and limited production of equipment and operational training were undertaken. When anti-submarine Mark 2 Navy bombs were not available, the Japanese substituted common types of 60 Kg. Some people in the US do make dummy plastic rounds and fire them with a shotgun primer and some black powder just for fun.

    I think the red means Army vs. Many U. By late inthe Japanese had successfully developed a magnetic airborne detector MAD and, commencing in Marchthis equipment was put into operational use by both the Army and Navy for anti-submarine patrol. Design[ edit ] The design of the Type 91 grenade was almost identical to the earlier Type William H. The basic round was black, with stripes in colours that identified exactly what type it was.


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The pistols for both the Type 95 and type 2 depth charges Handbook of Japanese explosive ordnance. book also almost exact copies of early British models and both operated on the same depth setting and firing principle, although they were not interchangeable between the two types of charges.

Price s on apllication. Satisfactory solutions to many of these problems were obtained and limited production of equipment and operational training were undertaken. The brown band around the bottom is actually tarnished copper, which served a special purpose described below.

These were the Type 95, the Type 2, and the various modifications of each. The body of the round the middle part that held the explosive alo has the crossed cannon mark at the far left and the date, read from right to left, 17 in kanji and 11 in standard numerals.

Lacking in metals to mass-produce hand grenades in the vast quantities that would be needed against the projected Allied invasion of Japanthe Imperial Japanese Navy Technical Bureau Handbook of Japanese explosive ordnance. book a design for a cheap, easy-to-make grenade made of ceramic or porcelain materials.

For that reason Type 89s are not even considered firearms in Canada. When anti-submarine Mark 2 Navy bombs were not available, the Japanese substituted common types of 60 Kg. Discount for orders of two or more volumes.

The calibre is 50mm. Many of these "light" explosions heard just prior to depth charge detonations may also have been caused by the sound of depth charge throwers or possibly even gunfire in some cases. The lower left says riku-gun-ho-hei-gak-ko-sho-ko-shu-kai-sho. Nevertheless, at the end of the war Japanese anti-submarine warfare was still being waged without appreciable benefit from the results of their research effort.

At sea it was customary to man the hydrophone set continuously and to operate the echo-ranging gear at least fifteen minutes in every hour. Frigates Kaikoban could carry as many as and were usually fitted with twelve single depth charge throwers, six to a side, and one stern rack.

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This shot also shows the aiming line more clearly. It even details the types of metal used in many weapons] [Details] Ordnance Dept. They were fitted with anti-ricochet nose rings and had considerably higher explosive-loading factors than ordinary general purpose bombs.Handbook of Japanese explosive ordnance.

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