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The USS Enterprise is a ship with the largest number of nuclear reactors. How many does she have?
8. Most American aircraft carriers are powered by two reactors. The only exception was the early-constructed USS Enterprise, having an eight-reactor propulsion design, with each A2W reactor taking the place of one of the conventional boilers in earlier constructions. Enterprise was meant to be the first of a class of six, but construction costs ballooned and the remaining vessels were never laid down. The design was replaced by two-reactor Nimitz class.
What is inside the two interesting towers of this ship?
Radars. USS San Antonio, the lead ship of her class of amphibious transport dock, is designed to deliver up to 800 Marines ashore. As the vessel incorporates stealth features, its major antennas are mounted on platforms inside two Advanced Enclosed Mast/Sensor systems rather than on traditional mast yardarms.
When an American soldier received the letter "Dear John" it meant..
The end of the relationship. A Dear John letter is a letter written to a man by his wife or romantic partner to inform him their relationship is over because she has found another lover. While the exact origins of the phrase are unknown, it is commonly believed to have been coined by Americans during World War II. "John" was the most popular baby name for boys in America.
Which army formation still uses Bermuda shorts?
Royal Navy. Bermuda shorts originated with the British Army for wear in tropical and desert climates. On Royal Navy ships visiting warm waters, officers and men always wear white shorts, white knee length socks and white laced shoes.
How many aircraft carriers does Russia have?
1. Admiral Kuznetsov is the only Russian carrier in service, launched in the 1985. Initially it was planned as a ship of a class, which was to replace Kiev class carriers. However, the collapse of the Soviet Union prevented successful completion and deployment of other vessels. One uncompleted ship Varyag was sold in Ukraine to China and become the first Chinese carrier, Liaoning.
Which southern EU country holds mandatory military service for men?
Greece. There is a long and still continued history of conflicts and tensions between Greece and Turkey. Between 1974-2002, Greece was in the state of general mobilization due to the crisis in Cyprus.
Which country took part in the largest naval conflict since World War II?
United Kingdom. The Falklands War was the largest naval conflict after 1945. All other major wars after World War II (Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, etc.) were fought on land.
How long is the fuse in typical fragmentation hand grenades?
5 seconds. The effective casualty radius of many grenades match or exceed the distance they could be thrown, necessitating them being thrown from behind cover. Because of that, fragmentation grenades are often classified as a defensive weapon.