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GnyHwy said:Found some stuff on gyrocompasses. Originally used in the Navy in WWI, and eventually used by the Airforce in WWII. Still looking for the first time it was used for artillery orientation.
It'd be interesting seeing the link between the Navy and the Artillery on this one (thesis topic!) - with the later-Dreadnoughts having 15-inch guns, there has to be some science to shooting that caught the Artillery's attention when they started getting real range.