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1934 - emits 3,000,000,000 (three thousand million) candle power and has the longest range in the world

NEW ANTI-AIRCRAFT APPLICATIONS SEARCHLIGHT

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Searchlights

1934

This new projector produced by Major Savage of London emits 3,000,000,000 (three thousand million) candle power and has the longest range in the world. Its unique optical feature is that it throws a wide beam in the form of a grid, can pick up enemy aeroplanes at once and gives immediate data of their height, speed and direction. It has other valuable applications for naval and military purposes.



Original Caption by Science Service
Surrey Group, Anti-Aircraft Searchlight Companies

 



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