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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Nov 2019 9:16 p.m. PST

"British scientist, engineer and inventor Sir Barnes Neville Wallis CBE is best remembered for inventing the bouncing bomb which was used by the Royal Air Force in the Dambusters raid (Operation Chastise). He worked on a wide range of projects however, including hydrodynamics. Among his lesser known, yet particularly interesting, experiments was the Heyday rocket torpedo…."

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Lion in the Stars09 Nov 2019 12:32 p.m. PST

Good thing that was a test-only item… High-test Peroxide is not friendly stuff, and an accident with a HTP-fueled torpedo is what killed the Kursk!

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