As mentioned a previous post regarding the naval tactic of Crossing the T, the “Otsu” Tactic was a further development in the Imperial Japanese Navy
Caveat: The information contained in this post is of a very general nature. More detailed (read: technical) information can be found in the U.S. Naval
The Japanese Navy in World War II: In the Words of Former Japanese Naval Officers edited by David C. Evans While the title may imply
Crossing or capping the T is a classic naval tactic that was prominent from the late-19th to the mid-20 centuries. A similar concept to capping
Kaigun: Strategy, Tactics, and Technology in the Imperial Japanese Navy 1887-1941 by David C. Evans & Mark R. Peattie Many personal memoirs and general histories
In a previous post, we examined the Type 93 torpedo and briefly discussed the role that it was expected to play in the decisive battle.