Aerial Torpedo

You don’t sink ships by letting air into the top, but by letting water into the bottom.

We tend to think that weapons before guided missiles were crude. Well, they had to use a lot of ingenious mechanical means to overcome some significant engineering challenges.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uO5bGIwpVIk]

 

And here’s another interesting approach to an anti-shipping weapon.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HwWLnm8K2E]

1 thought on “Aerial Torpedo”

  1. The “Kurt” looks like it would have been a devil of a weapon in its time. I don’t see how to stop that thing once released. In the Pacific, B-25s ravaged the Japanese with skip-bombing. That’s skip-bombing on steroids.

Comments are closed.