10 most difficult military riddlesMilitary quiz
What is the most powerful non-nuclear bomb?
AWBPM - "the father of all bombs "- the colloquial term for the Russian so-called "Aerodynamic vacuum bomb with increased power". It is a fuel and air bomb, which according to Russian data has four times more destructive power than the largest so far conventional bomb, the American GBU-43 / B MOAB, commonly referred to as the "mother of all bombs".
Which Turkish ruler abolished the corps Janissaries?
The Janissaries were elite infantry units that formed the Ottoman Sultan's household troops, bodyguards and the first modern standing army in Europe. The corps was most likely established during the reign of Murad I (1362–89).The corps was abolished by Sultan Mahmud II in 1826 in the Auspicious Incident in which 6,000 or more were executed.
Use of brown powder was one of the major naval artillery improvements of the late 19th century. What was its advantage over black powder?
it burns slower
it burns quicker
it is water-resistant
it is more explosive
The introduction of brown powder, which burned less rapidly than black powder, allowed to use longer barrels, which resulted in greater accuracy. Slower-burning powder decreases firing stresses, allowing guns to last longer and to be manufactured to tighter tolerances.
What was the name of the first semi-automatic pistol?
None of the above is a semi-automatic pistol
The Borchardt C-93 semi-automatic pistol was designed by Hugo Borchardt in 1893 based upon the Maxim toggle-bolt design.. With about 1,100 manufactured by Loewe and nearly 2,000 more produced by Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken, the Borchardt C-93 was the first mass-produced semi-automatic pistol.
Which battle does the French Foreign Legion celebrate each year?
battle of Yu Oc (Vietnam)
battle of Borodino (Russia)
battle of the Somme (France)
the battle of Camarón (Mexico)
On 30 April 1863 a small infantry patrol of French Foreign Legion, numbering 62 soldiers and three officers was attacked and besieged by a force that may have eventually reached 3,000 Mexican infantry and cavalry. They made a defensive stand at the nearby Hacienda Camarón, with a plan to occupy Mexican forces to prevent attacks against the nearby French supply convoy. Only two legionnaires survived, but they stopped Mexicans for the whole day and reached their goal.
From what country did the Germans launch most of V2 rockets?
from the Netherlands
The V-2 was the world's first long-range guided ballistic missile. The missile, powered by a liquid-propellant rocket engine, was developed during the Second World War in Germany as a "vengeance weapon", assigned to attack Allied cities as retaliation for the Allied bombings against German cities. V2 rockets were fired from the Netherlands near the Hague
The USS Enterprise is a ship with the largest number of nuclear reactors. How many does she have?
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 tank is that?
Type 97 ShinHoTo Chi-Ha
Type 95 Ha-Go
LT. vz 38
The Type 97 ShinhoTo Chi-Ha was a Japanese medium tank used in World War II that was an upgrade to the original Type 97 Chi-Ha. The new version was designated Type 97-Kai ("improved") or Shinhoto Chi-Ha ("new turret" Chi-Ha). This design was probably the best tank Japan produced in any large quantity up to 1945.
In which year was the '' Tsar bomba '' detonated?
The Soviet RDS-220 hydrogen bomb, known by Western nations as Tsar Bomba was the most powerful nuclear weapon ever created. Tested on 30 October 1961 as an experimental verification of calculation principles and multi-stage thermonuclear weapon designs, it also remains the most powerful explosive ever detonated.
The largest caliber in the world had a...
Railway cannon Dora.
Little David Mortar.
Cannon from Paris .
The 6-inch heavy mortar "Little David" was developed in 1944-1945 and was designed to test the ballistic properties of aerial bombs. Bombs fired from this mortar were tested more thoroughly than bombs dropped from airplanes, with a significant reduction in the cost of these tasks.