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1

What initiating device ignites the propellant grain of a rocket

Igniter

2

What component of a rocket contains the propellant , igniter , and nozzles

Motor

3

The gases produced when rocket motor propellant burns create what type of of force

Thrust

4

Rockets are propelled by what means

The expulsion of gases

5

Which of the following rocket components is/are a part of the motor

Propellant and nozzle and fin assembly

6

What type of HE-FRAG warhead is used with a 5.0 inch rocket

MK 63 Mod 0

7

What type of warhead combines the effectiveness of HE-FRAG and HEAT warheads

AT/APERS

8

What type of warhead is a compromise between the armor-piercing and fragmentation designs

GP

9

A 2.75 inch rocket assembly can be carried and launched from which of the following launcher packages

7- or 19-round packages

10

All 2.75 inch rockets may be shipped in which of the following configurations

All answers are correct
A.complete rounds in 7- or 19-tube launchers or in wooden boxes
B. Rocket motors in 7-tube launchers and fuze-warhead combinations in separate shipping containers
C. Separate components in authorized shipping containers

11

Which NAVAIR publication provides authorized assemblies , safety precautions , and restrictions for airborne rockets

11-75A-92

12

All 5.0 inch rockets should be received through the supply system in which of the following configurations

All answers are correct
A. Rocket motors in a 4-round launcher
B. Separate components in separate shipping containers
C.fuzes and warheads in separate shipping containers

13

A rocket motor should NOT be used if it has been dropped more than what prescribed number of feet

A rocket motor should NEVER be used if dropped

14

When, if ever, should you attempt to remove the base fuze from a rocket warhead

You should never attempt to remove the base fuze

15

The history of rockets cover a span of how many centuries

8

16

the history of rockets cover a span of eight centuries , but their use in aircraft armament began during what conflict

World War II

17

what is radio-frequency electromagnetic fields of sufficient intensity to produce harmful biological effects in humans , cause spark ignition of volatile combustibles , or actuate electroexplosive devices

radiation hazard (RADHAZ)

18

how many rocket types are currently used by the Navy

two

19

a misfire that later fires from delayed ignition is known as what

hangfire

20

when a rocket does not fire when the firing circuit is energized what is the result called

misfire

21

a weapon propelled by the sustained reaction of a discharging jet of gas against the container of gas is known as a what

rocket

22

what term is applied when internal parts react to the acceleration of the rocket and is a safety feature designed into those fuzes that use a gear timing device

setback

23

the force exerted by the gases produced by the brining of the rocket motor propellant is known as what

thrust

24

a complete round of service rocket ammunition consists of what three major components

motor , warhead , and fuze

25

what restrict or control burning on the propellant surface

inhibitors

26

what type of warheads are used against personnel and light material targets , such as trucks and parked aircraft

HE-FRAG

27

what is the only AT/APERS warheads currently in use

MK 32 Mod 0

28

what type of warhead is a compromise between the armor-piercing and the fragmentation designs

GP

29

what warheads contain a large number of small arrow-shapes projectiles and are used against personnel and light armored targets

flechette

30

what type of warhead is used to illuminate tactical operations

flare

31

when located in the nose of the warhead , impact firing fuzes are known as what type of fuzes

point-detonating (PD)

32

what is the only mechanical time rocket fuze currently in use

MK 193 Mod 0

33

what is the only acceleration -deceleration fuze currently in use by the navy

model 113A

34

proximity fuzes are primarily used in what type of operations where air bursts above the target are desired

air-to-ground

35

aircraft rocket launchers are classified as either 2.7 inch or what else

5.0 inch

36

what are made of impregnated molded fiber designed with a waffle or grenade type structure that shatters readily upon rocket impact or from a blast

frangible fairings

37

what is a safe arm device that prevents loaded rockets from firing

breaker switch

38

smoking is not permitted in the loading area within how many feet of ammunition

200

39

fuzes and/or warheads dropped how many feet or more onto a hard surface , and rockets that have been accidentally released from aircraft launchers upon aircraft landing , must be disposed of according to current directives

5