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    Actually, the Tempest (and all RAF aircraft) carried 3" R.Ps not the more capable 5" (as used by P-47, P-38). We found that the 60lb high explosive head was less capable than the 25lb armour-piercing head when attacking armour, although the 60lb was much more common.

    'Per Ardua Ad Astra'

    by shortfinals on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 04:43:15 AM PST

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