Author Topic: IJN Ship Production vs USN  (Read 201 times)

Steelie

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on: November 24, 2022, 12:30:11 PM
I came across this little gem on Reddit. Nothing new to fellow historians and gamers but still fascinating to see in a visual form.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9ag2x3CS9M&ab_channel=MilitaryHistoryVisualized

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Reply #1 on: November 24, 2022, 01:29:00 PM
That is incredible to see in that sort of comparative format.

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Reply #2 on: November 24, 2022, 01:50:13 PM
I thought so! Watch it at a slower speed if you have a few minutes. Good stuff.

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Reply #3 on: November 24, 2022, 11:13:50 PM
If this impresses you.  Or deptesses you if you root for the Rising Sun, don't think about aircraft production.
From beginning in 1939 to 1945, Japan produced about 76,300 aircraft.  About six Yeats of production.
In 1943, the US produced about 85,900

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Reply #4 on: November 25, 2022, 10:54:44 AM
I recall that Japan losing pilots was a major factor as well. Not only could they not replace their aircraft losses, they couldn't train enough pilots to keep up with their new production either.

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Reply #5 on: November 25, 2022, 02:33:41 PM
Nice comparison. Though nothing quite beats this one. ;D




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Reply #6 on: November 25, 2022, 03:44:09 PM
I recall that Japan losing pilots was a major factor as well. Not only could they not replace their aircraft losses, they couldn't train enough pilots to keep up with their new production either.

Though you would have thought training was quicker when you didn’t need to learn how to land



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Reply #7 on: November 25, 2022, 04:56:35 PM

I recall that Japan losing pilots was a major factor as well. Not only could they not replace their aircraft losses, they couldn't train enough pilots to keep up with their new production either.

Though you would have thought training was quicker when you didn’t need to learn how to land
Hoi as 'moi' still does have-on VHS tape-some episode of "Wings of... Wherever" that proclaimed of JAPAN building around 15,000 'Jet/Rocket' Aircraft, secreted away within "Mountain Caverns" while ONLY lacking Pilots/Fuel for them! They also had the 'gravely greatest misfortune' for 'Vessels' upon their "Maiden Voyage". Thus includes 'Shinano', and some "A.S.W" Ship of which BOTH were subsequently-(pun 'issued'/'inflicted') "Sub Sunk". Particularly egregious/affrontal of the latter sort, eh?

In additions, they depict several kinds of these 'Planes' being shown in 'animations' to include duo-engine 'Bombers', or 'Fighters', and possibly of another episode, there were THEM! I also have a "1:72nd" 'Model Kit' of this.   






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Reply #8 on: November 26, 2022, 03:05:35 AM
Yes



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Reply #9 on: November 26, 2022, 01:14:03 PM
Maybe

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Reply #10 on: November 26, 2022, 01:19:23 PM