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AE Naval Weapons, Ammunition and Ordnance - Torpedoes, Missiles, Guns, Bombs


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Aloha Everyone,

Here's another catch-all topic for USN Weapons Systems, Stations, Depots, Units and everything related to Naval Ordnance

Please feel free to add your own examples of AE Ammunition Ships, and Naval Mines, Guns, Bombs, Missiles and other ordnance

To start off......

US Naval Ordnance Unit - cut edge Japanese made

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Naval Torpedo Station Hawaii Detachment - the torpedo retrievers, we worked with them quite often at Port Allen, Kauai off of the Barking Sands range

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SAM For the Missilemen - GMM Gunners Mate Missiles & FTM Fire Controlman Missiles

 

 

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...one of my favorites

 

On The Bullseye - USNAAS Fallon Nevada Range Crew

 

Vester Scopos Noster Scopus "Our Aim Your Targets"

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1970's Vampire Killers, the Rim 7 Seasparrow and Phalanx - the modern gatling gun

 

(Vampires are incoming enemy missiles)

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POSEIDON - Peace Through Brute Force

 

SSBN Ballistic Missile Submarines

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Nice additions. I've been after the Inyo Kern patch for some time now.

 

Westpac Persian Gulf 1987

 

Iran, for all you do, this bomb's for you

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Torpedo Retriever YFRT-520 NUWES KEYPORT 6" patch, In Service 1943 to 2000

Naval Undersea Warfare Center aka "Torpedo Town", now NUWC

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.....and a sister yard craft in service 1944 - Torpedo Retriever YFRT 451 also assigned to Torpedo Town, Keyport, WA from 1951 to 1993

 

Cut edge patch, She was unofficially known as the SPIRIT "We Do Moor"

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