Название: US Strategic Bombing Survey. Armament in the Air War 1939-1945
Издательство: Air University
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Авиационное вооружение во второй мировой войне.
Allied bomber gunnery measures were an effort to attain an ideal minimum firepower. Such defensive measures had to be minimized because of the inherent disadvantages of airborne armament. Heavy armament and gunners decrease range, maneuverability and bomb load. The bomber goal was maximum range and bomb load, -»dth reasonable essentials in defensive firepower. Fighters, too, had the problem of balancing firepower, defensive armor, range and maneuverability. It is therefore seen that in evaluating any defensive or offensive armament, it is essential that the effect on other factors, both defensive and offensive, be considered...