A really good article about the USS Missouri being engaged by seersucker missiles during Operation Dessert Storm : Read it Here . . . – had to have been a real cheek squeezing moment – the biggest target in the path of a large near supersonic anti-ship missile !
The navy sure upgraded a bunch of stuff on the Iowa class battleships by the 80’s and had they remained in service they had some very interesting ( to say the least ) upgrades on the drawing board – will hunt some of it up if I can find it and post it for you – take the time to check out the site as it has some neat stuff . . .
Have Fun! – Run the Gun! – and remember – Fish Heads are Cheap!!