Diagrammatic presentation of full range of entrance angle for shallow and deep water for release of torpedo,in United States.
United States USA Date:1944 Duration:3 min 15 sec Sound:Yes
New Techniques in aerial torpedo attack, United States. A diagrammatic presentation shows the full range of entrance angle. The range for shallow water is18 to 22° and for open sea or deep water is 22 to 32°. Extreme angle to be avoided. A Grumman TBF aircraft in flight. The aircraft releases torpedo in water. Estimation of correct amount of lead depends on speed of target and target angle. Thumb rule explains the aiming allowance for ship vessels. The ship underway at sea takes a turn.
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