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What were torpedoes used for?
Torpedo, cigar-shaped, self-propelled underwater missile, launched from a submarine, surface vessel, or airplane and designed for exploding upon contact with the hulls of surface vessels and submarines.
What powers do torpedoes have?
Thermal torpedoes use a fuel, such as OTTO Fuel II, which can be burned without an external oxygen source. A gas turbine or axial piston engine converts this fuel into torque that spins counter-rotating propellers, propelling the torpedo up to speeds in excess of 60 knots.
Are human torpedoes still used?
Human torpedoes or manned torpedoes are a type of diver propulsion vehicle on which the diver rides, generally in a seated position behind a fairing. They were used as secret naval weapons in World War II. The basic concept is still in use. The human torpedo concept has occasionally been used by recreational divers.
Were torpedoes used in the Civil War?
The torpedoes of the Civil War were quite different in operation from a modern-day torpedo. Both Confederate and Union sides used torpedoes, but the Confederates were particularly fond of them because of their smaller navy.
Do torpedoes explode on impact?
Science of war-torpedo. Not all torpedoes are designed to home in on the target and explode on impact. Some are designed to explode several metres below the hull of a ship in order to cause maximum damage. After 0.5 seconds the gas bubble shrinks, under pressure, causing the ship to sag and fracture even more.
Are kaiten torpedoes real?
In total six models of Kaiten were designed, Types 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6 were based on the Type 93 torpedo. Type 10 was the only model based on the Type 92 torpedo. Types 2, 4, 5, 6, and 10 were only manufactured as prototypes and never used in combat.
Where is the torpedo jailbreak?
Since its spawn at the Evil Lair was removed, it did not naturally appear in the Jailbreak map, making it impossible to buy new. However, if another player spawned the Torpedo with a Garage or the Premium Garage Gamepass, it would be possible to buy it.
How do torpedoes know when to explode?
Science of war-torpedo. Not all torpedoes are designed to home in on the target and explode on impact. Some are designed to explode several metres below the hull of a ship in order to cause maximum damage. On detonation, triggered by recognition of the ship’s magnetic signature, a spherical gas bubble forms.