ARMY & NAVY: ARD-3

ARMY & NAVY

ARD3

When a motorized military unit moves into the field, a complete repair unit follows not far behind to overhaul any piece of fouled equipment on the spot. Similarly, when a,battle fleet goes to sea the auxiliary service fleet that follows in its wake includes a repair ship ready to make repairs as best they can. The usefulness of modern repair ships is restricted since they can make only minor or temporary repairs on smaller craft. To correct such major difficulties on a capital ship as a broken propeller or rudder...

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