What was the Cuban Missile Crisis?

The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962 (Spanish: Crisis de Octubre), the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис, tr. Karibsky krizis, IPA: [kɐˈrʲipskʲɪj ˈkrʲizʲɪs]), or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day (16 to 28 October 1962) confrontation between the United States (US) and the Soviet Union initiated by Soviet ballistic missile… Read More

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What is the Naming Convention for UK Missiles?

UK missiles are not assigned codes as in other countries; for example, the United States of America (USA). Rather, they are just given names which are found to be more meaningful and easier to remember and intended to invoke a sense of the missile and its capability. As new UK missiles are not introduced into… Read More

What is the Air Dominance & Suppression (ADS) Team?

The Air Dominance and Suppression (ADS) Project Team, part of the Weapons Operating Centre, was formed by the merger of the former Air to Air Missile (AAM) and Surface Attack (SA) Project Teams in November 2014. The ADS Project Team is responsible for: Meteor is the next generation Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile developed to… Read More

Linking Submarines, Missiles & Cricket!

Research Paper Title How submarine and guided missile technology can help reduce injury and improve performance in cricket fast bowlers. Extract Cricket – tradition meets flare There are three formats of cricket competition (multiday unlimited overs with approximately 150–300 overs delivered by one team, 50-over and Twenty20; T20—20 overs). An over is a measure of… Read More