|Destroyer USS Joseph P. Kennedy DD-850 - Weapons
|01 Bow 5 Inch Mount||02 Bow Five Inch Mount||03 Torpedos||04 ASROC Launchers|
|05 ASROC Launcher||06 ASROC Launchers||07 Aft Five Inch Mount|
LCDR Rod Joye wrote and helped me correct a couple of points on the armament of the USS Joseph P. Kennedy:
1. All naval guns, 5" or less are mounts not turrets. Turrets are guns where the gun mechanism sits in a barbette, which is an intergal part of the hull. Mounts are guns where the gun mechanism is actually bolted to the deck.
2. ASROC stands for AntiSubmarine Rocket. It is an unguided rocket, not a guided missile. Therefore the ASROC launcher is not a missile launcher.
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