Be Careful out there folks – Enjoy! Have Fun! – Run the Gun! – and remember – Fish Heads are Cheap!!
Three quick videos which gives you an idea of the new and exciting age of the missile in “The Navy” – Enjoy! Have Fun! – Run the Gun – and remember – Fish Heads are Cheap!!
Gives you an idea of the missile handling / storage on the converted cruisers – there are 3 parts – Enjoy!! And this video gives you a look at all the machinations to the missile happening . . . Have Fun! – Run the Gun! – and remember – Fish Heads are Cheap!!
What’s 6 x 47 ?? – what’s the 47 mean ?? The barrel length is measured by the number of diameters of the shell – 6″ x47 – the Barrels are about 23 1/2 feet long . . . The Iowa class main guns are 16×50 – 16″ x 50 – 800″ equals about 66Continue reading “A Look at the 6″ Guns / U.S.S. Little Rock”
Pretty good home video – gives you an idea of the missile conversion done on the WWII era Cleveland Class light cruisers . . . The U.S.S. Little Rock was one of only six of these that were kept after WWII – she went on to serve for right at 30 years – the NavyContinue reading “USS Little Rock”
Sing it Elvis! . . . Quick Draw McGraw? – You’ve lost me Bruce . . . Here’s “The Quickest Draw In The West” . . . And a live fire mission profile flight . . . Have Fun! – Run the Gun! – and remember – Fish Heads are Cheap!!
A little dated – but pretty good stuff . . . Nobody in their right mind – or even their left mind – wants to go toe to toe with a “battleship” with ANYTHING LESS THAN A BIG GUN SHIP – remember folks – they never traveled alone – they operated in what was calledContinue reading “The American Dreadnaught – from 1968”
Love the reference to equipping aircraft with “simple” modular computer components. The F106 had over 5 tons of black boxes in it to function with SAGE. As rude and crude as it all was – damned if it didn’t work – most of the time – LOL! The ground installation equipment is still hard toContinue reading “Have Some SAGE For Your Sunday . . .”
Tough little ships in their day – 175 of the class were built during WW2 – they were the right ship at the right time – a fairly decent WIKI page on them if you want to read up on the class . . . Have Fun – Run the Gun! – and remember –Continue reading “Fletcher Class Destroyers”
The Vulcan was always so cool . . . Have Fun! – Run the Gun! – and remember – Fish Heads are Cheap!!