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Thursday, August 11, 2005Past Issues - S | M | T | W | T | F | S
 
South Jersey

How a heavyweight changed its punch


 



 With the introduction of new weapons in the world’s navies, the USS New Jersey had to update its armament. Beginning with the Cold War, technological progress occurred quickly and the battleship was refitted four times to continue as a viable force in the U.S. Navy.

To see more on the different weapon systems:

Mark 2 (40mm), Mark 4 (20mm), Mark 28 (5 inch)

Phalanx, Harpoon, Tomahawk


Firepower for Defense


Back to the USS New Jersey main page


Illustrations, research and design by SHELDON SNEED
Design, research, and montage by JEF DAUBER




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