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 During the late 1920s and throughout the 1930s into the 1940s, as aircraft became perceived as more of a potential threat, anti-aircraft artillery was also added, and central control for these developed apace right up to the radar control that was used so effectively by the US Navy in Word War II. It goes without saying that radar had a huge effect upon main and secondary gunnery, enabling true over-the-horizon blind-firing in all weathers as its ultimate development,​ the magnificent US //Iowa// class being prime examples of a good battleship design shipping this type of equipment. During the late 1920s and throughout the 1930s into the 1940s, as aircraft became perceived as more of a potential threat, anti-aircraft artillery was also added, and central control for these developed apace right up to the radar control that was used so effectively by the US Navy in Word War II. It goes without saying that radar had a huge effect upon main and secondary gunnery, enabling true over-the-horizon blind-firing in all weathers as its ultimate development,​ the magnificent US //Iowa// class being prime examples of a good battleship design shipping this type of equipment.
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