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Where was torpedo alley?

Torpedo Alley was the 100 mile stretch of water along the Outer Banks. The Outer Banks are along the east coast of the U.S. and comprise a chain of islands off North Carolina (MORE)

How does torpedoes work?

Generally speaking while the torpedo's explosive package does do damage, most are designed to explode very close to the target boat and create a "void" in he water causing the (MORE)

What damage can torpedoes do?

Historically, torpedoes were impact weapons - they detonated when coming into contact with a ship's hull. As most torpedoes carried a fairly large explosive warhead (at least (MORE)

What is the difference between torpedoes in World War 1 and torpedoes now?

nothing. Not true. WW1 torpedoes were designed to run in a straight line and explode on impact and little else. By WW2 they had better explosive and some even had guidance (MORE)

When were torpedoes invented?

What we recognize today as a "torpedo" - a self-propelled, self-contained underwater weapon with an explosive warhead - had its first practical design made by Robert Whitehead (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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What is the fastest torpedo?

According to my copy, "2112 Guinness World Records", the Russian  VA-111 Shkval is the world's fastest torpedo with a top speed of  230 mph and a range of 4.2 miles. Of the (MORE)