5 inch guns
16 inch guns
Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is armed
with four types of guns:
Nine 16" guns - used for shore bombardment and
against enemy ships.
Twenty 5" guns - used for shore bombardment and
to defend against enemy airplanes.
Sixty 40mm guns - used for anti-aircraft defense.
Thirty-Six 20mm guns - used for close-in defense
against enemy airplanes.
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The Big Guns