Essays Tagged: "firepower"

Identify the various siege weapons used in medieval warfare. How were each employed in sieges?

offense-defense inventive cycle is a cycle of warfare ingredients in which mobility, security, and firepower are intertwined in such a way that a change in one requires changes in others (44). I ment ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A brief overview of the beginning of WWI including trench warfare

20th century was a time of high nationalism, all countries thought that they had the technology and firepower to win the war easily; Germany was no exception. After overpowering Belgium, Germany met h ...

(1 pages) 27 1 2.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

"Describe the early history of a modern warfare weapon." My essays about the history of the Machine gun, describing when it was invented, by who and how it works.

The Maxim Gun could fire 400-600 rounds of small-calibre ammunition per minute. Each gun had the firepower of about 100 rifles. The German Army's Maschinengewehr and the Russian Pulemyot Maxima wer ...

(1 pages) 30 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

AC-130 Spectre/AC-119 Shadow Comparison Essay

on the ground (as if tethered to a pylon, hence called a 'pylon turn') can deliver fairly accurate firepower from guns firing perpendicular to the line of flight. This was demonstrated later in 1927 ... apons integrated with sophisticated sensor, navigation and fire control systems to provide surgical firepower or area saturation during extended loiter periods, at night and in adverse weather. The se ...

(4 pages) 46 1 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Battle Of Jutland

nclusive. The Germans were able to use the battle to promote their propaganda that they could match firepower with the British on the high seas, even if in all actuality they were not. On the other ha ... ted and even encouraged by the British. They believed that without a doubt, the tremendous size and firepower of their Royal Navy could and would annihilate the German High Seas fleet, if a battle eve ...

(12 pages) 50 0 4.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Aichi"D3A"Val"

09lbs on an empty load, and 8,047lbs fully loaded, has in my opinion pitiful engine performance and firepower. But on the insanely plus side, the D3A "Val" has amazing maneuverability performance. At ...

(3 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Controversy Over the Dieppe Raid

aval units such as battleships and cruisers have changed the outcome of the raid? Some say that the firepower of the guns on larger ships could have taken out some of the enemies men prior to landing ...

(6 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

War Critique

ions, not because of their own ?suicide corps.?, but because of superior discipline, vigilance, and firepower. Afghanistan has remained under its own control in recent times not because they are a sup ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The History of Sitting Bull

ve as it was with other Indian tribes. Many times Sitting Bull was outnumbered and did not have the firepower that the white settlers used.Sitting Bull's three personalities consisted of superlative w ...

(2 pages) 1153 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

''How does Wells' presentation of the Artilleryman allow him to comment on society?'' By H.G Wells in ''War of the Worlds''

rnment. The artillery is the backbone of every army as the eventual outcome of all wars depended on firepower, which is in the domain of the Artilleryman’s occupation. The government influences socie ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

USE OF WEAPONS IN WW2

and vehicles simply because it made the best military use of their natural advantages in speed and firepower. The plan was designed to defeat a large wave of heavily armed troops which used minor tac ... nized war as vehicles became to stand out more throughout war for their speed, mobility and massive firepower. Weapons and artillery have come a long way since World War 1 and World War 2, military we ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

An Asymmetric Annihilation of American Warfare

Its hallmarks are speed, maneuver, flexibility, and surprise. It is heavily reliant upon precision firepower, special forces, and psychological operations. And it strives to integrate naval, air, and ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts