torpedo air flask

torpedo air flask

[tȯr′pēd·ō ′er ‚flask]
(ordnance)
A cylindrical item having various compartments for housing compressed air, fuel, water, and chemicals, which when combined form the propelling charge of aerial and underwater torpedoes.
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