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1

What is a warhead?

Explosive material delivered by a projectile

2

What are the four types of warheads?

HE
HEAT
HESH
TBX

3

What does ERA stand for?

Explosive Reactive Armor

4

What are the three types of fuses?

Point Detonating
Base Detonating
Point Initiating, Base Detonating

5

What are the three types of missile systems?

MCLOS
SACLOS
ACLOS

6

Where do top attack warheads detonate?

Above the target

7

What is standoff?

The ability to engage the enemy from outside of their effective range.

8

What are ways to fix an armored threat?

Embankments
Tank Ditches
Tank Mines
Craters
MOUT Obstacles

9

What are the four methods of engagement?

Single Fire
Sequence Firing
Pair Firing
Volley Fire

10

What is the priority of target areas on a tank?

1. Top
2. Flank
3. Rear
4. Front

11

What is the latest anti-tank missile in the US inventory?

The Javelin

12

What do Thermobaric Warheads do?

Utilizes the oxygen in the air for the explosion, sucks the air out of the room, and creates intense overpressure.

13

What do Fuel Air Explosives do?

Release a cloud of vapor milliseconds before impact, then turn it into a fireball.

14

What is the principle behind HESH rounds?

The sledgehammer principle, the charge is slapped against the target like play dough, then detonated.

15

What is the purpose of a tandem warhead?

To defeat ERA

16

What effect describes the shape charge process?

The Munroe Effect

17

What are the four components of the shape charge process?

1) Impact
2) Ignition
3) Penetration
4) Spalling

18

Which warhead is a general purpose, non-directional warhead?

HE

19

Which warhead utilizes the Munroe effect to form a highly lethal jet torch?

HEAT

20

What does HESH stand for?

High Explosive Squash Head

21

Which fuze contains piezoelectric crystals and solenoids?

Point Initiating, Base Detonating

22

What type of fuze has the fuze located in the nose of the warhead?

Point Detonating