A man secures stabilizer to ring tail,covers with drag ring,adjusts valve before the release of torpedo in United States.
United States USA Date:1944 Duration:3 min 9 sec Sound:Yes
New techniques in aerial torpedo attack, United States. An aircraft in flight over a sea. The aircraft releases torpedo in water. Torpedo moves. Men haul trolley loaded with the torpedo. The shroud ring or ring tail is in conjunction with the drag ring on nose of the torpedo. Using ring tail and drag ring with wooden stabilizer results in successful test drops. A man secures the stabilizer to ring tail with wooden dowels. The man covers the torpedo with a drag ring which helps to stabilize the torpedo during air travel, and seals the ring. The man adjusts the water trip delay valve which prevents the torpedo from burning up during long travels. Depth setting is done.
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