Hinged attachment for tassets, Greenwich armour II.76. Analysis point in blue box.

Analytical Projects

Here you can find information about 12 of our different analytical projects, which demonstrate how we use each of the three analytical processes:

These processes are discussed in greater detail in the Conservation in Practice section, and are used in the everyday work of the Conservation department of the Royal Armouries.

In each case a project is broken down into four sections:

Did you know?

Longest-range gun ever built

During the First World War, Germany built the longest-range gun ever. Its 100 kg projectile travelled 122km, and left the muzzle at 1500 metres per second reaching a height of about 40 km. This is higher, and about 6 times faster, than a transatlantic jet

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