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Krupp armour

Type of steel armour used in the construction of capital ships / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Krupp armour was a type of steel naval armour used in the construction of capital ships starting shortly before the end of the nineteenth century. It was developed by Germany's Krupp Arms Works in 1893 and quickly replaced Harvey armour as the primary method of protecting naval ships, before itself being supplanted by the improved Krupp cemented armour.

Experimental 6 inch (150 mm) Krupp armour plate from 1898