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Multiple Rocket Launcher
A multiple rocket launcher (MRL) or multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) is a type of rocket artillery system. Rockets have different capabilities than artillery, like longer range, and different payloads, typically considerably larger warheads than a similarly sized artillery platform, or multiple warheads. Unguided rocket artillery is notoriously inaccurate and slow to reload, compared to artillery. To overcome this, rockets are combined in systems that can launch multiple rockets simultaneously. Modern rockets can use GPS or inertial guidance, to combine the advantages of rockets with high accuracy.Contents1 History1.1 World War II2 Types 3 Current usage 4 See also 5 ReferencesHistory[edit] The first multiple rocket launchers, huo che, were made during the medieval Chinese Song dynasty. It was designed to launch multiple rocket arrows from a gunpowder box
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M4 Sherman
M4 and M4A1 model: Continental R975-C1 or -C4 9 cylinder radial gasoline engine, 350 or 400 hp (261 or 298 kW) at 2,400 rpm[3] M4A2 model: General Motors
General Motors
6046 twin inline diesel engine; 375 hp (280 kW) at 2,100 rpm[3] M4A3 model: Ford GAA V8 gasoline engine; 450 hp (336 kW) at 2,600 rpm[3] M4A4 model: Chrysler
Chrysler
A57 30 cylinder gasoline engine; 370 hp (276 kW) at 2,400 rpm[3] M4A6 model: Caterpillar D-200A (Wright RD-1820) 9 cylinder radial diesel engine; 450 hp (336 kW) at 2,400 rpm[3]Power/weight 10.46–13.49 hp/short ton (11.53–14.87 hp/metric ton) depending upon variant[3]Transmission Spicer manual synchromesh transmission, 5 forward and 1 reverse gears[4]Suspension Vertical volute spring suspension
Vertical volute spring suspension
(VVSS) or horizontal volute spring suspension (HVSS)Fuel capacity 138–175 U.S
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List Of U.S. Army Rocket Launchers By Model Number
This is a list of U.S. Army
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Nimrod (missile)
Nimrod is a long-range air-to-surface and surface-to-surface missile developed by Israel
Israel
Aerospace Industries. While primarily designed for anti-tank use, it provides standoff strike capability against a variety of point targets such as APCs, ships, bunkers, personnel concentrations and guerrillas. Nimrod has a semi-active laser guidance system, capable of day and night operation. Its flight trajectory can be set below obscuring cloud layers, while a forward scouting team uses a laser designator to direct it from up to 26 km behind. Nimrod may be installed on a variety of towed launchers, light combat vehicle launchers, helicopters, and fixed-wing aircraft
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Weather Balloon
A weather or sounding balloon is a balloon (specifically a type of high-altitude balloon) which carries instruments aloft to send back information on atmospheric pressure, temperature, humidity and wind speed by means of a small, expendable measuring device called a radiosonde. To obtain wind data, they can be tracked by radar, radio direction finding, or navigation systems (such as the satellite-based Global Positioning System, GPS). Balloons meant to stay at a constant altitude for long periods of time are known as transosondes.Contents1 History 2 Materials and equipment 3 Launch time, location, and uses 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] One of the first people to use weather balloons was Léon Teisserenc de Bort, the French meteorologist
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SADARM
Project Sense and Destroy ARMor, or SADARM, is a United States 'smart' submunition capable of searching for, and destroying tanks within a given target area.Contents1 History1.1 Beginnings2 Description 3 Combat history 4 Specifications 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] Beginnings[edit] The project's roots can be traced back to the early 1960s. The original platform for the submunition was the 203 mm M509 ICM projectile, and the concept was demonstrated in the late 1970s. By 1983 the project shifted focus to the 155 mm caliber and the target set was changed to self-propelled howitzers and other lightly armored vehicles
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SMArt 155
SMArt 155
SMArt 155
is a German 155 mm artillery round, designed for a long range, indirect fire top attack role against armoured vehicles. The SMArt carrier shell contains two submunitions with infrared sensor and millimeter wave radar, which descend over the battlefield on ballutes and attack hardened targets with explosively formed penetrator warheads. Built with multiple redundant self-destruct mechanisms, these submunitions were specifically designed[dubious – discuss] to fall outside the category of submunition weapons prohibited by the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions. The name SMArt 155
SMArt 155
is a contraction of its German name Suchzünder Munition für die Artillerie 155 (meaning "sensor-fuse munition for 155mm artillery")
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Explosively Formed Projectile
An explosively formed penetrator (EFP), also known as an explosively formed projectile, a self-forging warhead, or a self-forging fragment, is a special type of shaped charge designed to penetrate armor effectively. As the name suggests, the effect of the explosive charge is to deform a metal plate into a slug or rod shape and accelerate it toward a target
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Convention On Cluster Munitions
The Convention on Cluster Munitions
Convention on Cluster Munitions
(CCM) is an international treaty that prohibits the use, transfer, and stockpiling of cluster bombs, a type of explosive weapon which scatters submunitions ("bomblets") over an area. The convention was adopted on 30 May 2008 in Dublin,[6] and was opened for signature on 3 December 2008 in Oslo
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Wehrmacht
The Wehrmacht (German pronunciation: [ˈveːɐ̯maxt] (listen), lit. defence force) was the unified armed forces of Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
from 1935 to 1945. It consisted of the Heer (army), the Kriegsmarine
Kriegsmarine
(navy) and the Luftwaffe
Luftwaffe
(air force). The designation "Wehrmacht" replaced the previously used term Reichswehr, and was the manifestation of the Nazi regime's efforts to rearm Germany to a greater extent than the Treaty of Versailles permitted.[10] After the Nazi rise to power in 1933, one of Adolf Hitler's most overt and audacious moves was to establish the Wehrmacht, a modern offensively-capable armed force, fulfilling the Nazi regime's long-term goals of regaining lost territory as well as gaining new territory and dominating its neighbors
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Wujing Zongyao
The Wujing Zongyao
Wujing Zongyao
(Chinese: 武經總要), sometimes rendered in English as the Complete Essentials for the Military Classics, is a Chinese military compendium written from around 1040 to 1044. The book was compiled during the Northern Song dynasty
Northern Song dynasty
by Zeng Gongliang (曾公亮), Ding Du (丁度) and Yang Weide (楊惟德), whose writing influenced many later Chinese military writers. The compendium was published under the auspices of Emperor Renzong of Song, who also authored the book's preface.[1] The book covers a wide range of subjects, including everything from naval warships to different types of catapults
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Soviet Union
The Soviet Union
Soviet Union
(Russian: Сове́тский Сою́з, tr. Sovétsky Soyúz, IPA: [sɐˈvʲɛt͡skʲɪj sɐˈjus] ( listen)), officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russian: Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, tr. Soyúz Sovétskikh Sotsialistícheskikh Respúblik, IPA: [sɐˈjus sɐˈvʲɛtskʲɪx sətsɨəlʲɪsˈtʲitɕɪskʲɪx rʲɪˈspublʲɪk] ( listen)), abbreviated as the USSR (Russian: СССР, tr. SSSR), was a socialist state in Eurasia
Eurasia
that existed from 1922 to 1991. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics,[a] its government and economy were highly centralized. The country was a one-party state, governed by the Communist Party with Moscow
Moscow
as its capital in its largest republic, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
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Mongol Siege Of Kaifeng
Mongol victoryEmperor Aizong flees to CaizhouBelligerentsJin dynasty Mongol EmpireCommanders and leadersEmperor Aizong of Jin Cui Li (defected) Subutai Tolui Ögedei Tang Qing †Strength~104,000 soldiers and volunteers UnknownCasualties and lossesAlmost all, though exact figures are unknown very heavy: many Mongols killed or injuredv t eMongol-Jin WarYehuling Zhongdu Kaifeng CaizhouIn the Mongol siege of Kaifeng
Kaifeng
from 1232 to 1233, the Mongol Empire captured Kaifeng, the capital of the Jurchen Jin dynasty. The Mongols and Jurchens had been at war for nearly two decades, beginning in 1211 after the Jurchens refused the Mongol offer to submit as a vassal. Ögedei
Ögedei
Khan sent two armies to besiege Kaifeng, one led by himself, and the other by his brother Tolui
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Fire Lance
The fire lance (simplified Chinese: 火枪; traditional Chinese: 火槍; pinyin: huǒ qiāng) was a very early gunpowder weapon that appeared in 10th century China during the Jin-Song Wars. It began as a small pyrotechnic device attached to a spear-like weapon, used to gain a critical shock advantage right at the start of a melee.[1] As gunpowder improved, the explosive discharge was increased, and debris or pellets added, giving it some of the effects of a combination modern flamethrower and shotgun, but with a very short range (3 meters or less), and only one shot (some were designed for two shots)
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Battle Of Haengju
The Siege of Haengju took place on 14 March 1593 during the 1592-1598 Japanese invasion of Korea. The Japanese attack failed to overcome Haengju fortress.Contents1 Background 2 The attack 3 Aftermath 4 See also 5 Citations 6 Bibliography 7 External linksBackground[edit] Gwon Ryul was stationed at the fortress of Haengju, a wooden stockade on a cliff over the Han River. Haengju posed a threat to Hanseong due to its proximity so the Japanese attacked it in March.[1] The attack[edit] The Japanese attack led by Konishi Yukinaga happened on 14 March 1593 with 30,000 men. They took turns attacking the stockade due to the limited space. The Koreans retaliated with arrows, cannons, and hwacha.[1] After three attacks, one with siege tower, and one where Ishida Mitsunari was wounded, Ukita Hideie managed to breach the outer defenses and reach the inner wall
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Japanese Invasions Of Korea (1592–98)
Korean and Chinese victory[1]Withdrawal of Japanese armies following military stalemate[2][3]Belligerents Joseon
Joseon
Korea Ming China Toyotomi JapanCommanders and leadersKorea King Seonjo Prince Gwanghae Ryu Seong-ryong Gwon Yul Yi Sun-sin † Yi Eokgi † Won Gyun † Shin Rip † Kim Si-min † Song Sang-hyun † Go Gyeong-myeong † Kim Cheon-il † Jo Heon † Kim Myeong-won Yi Il Gwak Jae-u Jeong Gi-ryong Kim Deok-nyeong Yujeong Hyujeong Jeong Mun-bu Kim Chung
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