AIRFIELD IN MID-OCEAN LONDON, July 30. Floating airfields in mid-ocean have been used successfully during the war. This has now been revealed by an Admiralty spokesman.
Although the exact location of the experimental models has not been disclosed, the progress which has been achieved justifies the hope that a type suitable for use in midAtlantic will eventually be developed.
The Admiralty also announces another secret device used during the war for the quick salvage of shipping—a rail gun, which, carrying an explosive charge, drives an inch and a half eteel peg through two and a half inch strel plates in the same i way as riveting.
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ADMIRALTY SECRETS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 179, 31 July 1945
ADMIRALTY SECRETS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 179, 31 July 1945
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