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- Naval guns and gunnery : Artillery weapons on ships, and techniques and devices for aiming them.
- Battleship : A heavily-armored, warship optimized for fighting other warships using large-caliber guns; certain armor requirements differentiated from cruisers; obsolete by end of World War II.
- Iowa-class : The last class of battleships deployed by any navy; these were U.S. Navy vessels launched during WWII and played a role in anti-air warfare and naval gunfire support; later conversions kept them in use as missile-launching platforms; all 4 retired
- 16"-45 caliber MK 6 naval gun : Main gun of the U.S. North Carolina and South Dakota-class battleships
- South Dakota-class : A four-ship class of 35,000 ton U.S. Navy battleship begun just before the Second World War; more compact and better protected than the preceding North Carolina-class, but had the same main battery of nine 16"-45 caliber MK 6 naval guns in triple turrets
- North Carolina-class : A two-ship class of U.S. Navy battleships, originally to Treaty requirements and but upgunned to the 16"-45 caliber MK 6 naval gun in 1936; better protected and more seaworthy than following South Dakota-class but had no flagship facilities
- Yamato-class : Largest (71,000 ton) battleship class of the Imperial Japanese Navy, the largest but not necessarily most combat-effective ever built; all sunk in combat by U.S. forces (including IJN Shinano, a Yamato-class hull converted to an aircraft carrier)
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