MRD WeaponryMRD Weaponry 1.0
What defines the various weapon systems deployed by the world's militaries? Here is a breakdown of weaponry terminology.
Generally applied to any hand held or crew operated weapon system below 20mm in caliber. This is only a general guideline and has many exceptions. Some militaries or military branches (Navy, Army etc) include hand held and crew operated rocket launchers, ATGM (Anti Tank Guided Missile) launchers, mortars, grenade launchers, RPGs etc.
The diameter of the projectile that a weapon system fires. Examples would be 9mm, 30-06, .50cal etc.
This ballistic term means zero. Used when referring to a 30-06 (30 aught 6) & double aught buck shotgun round.
General term describing all guns and cannons.
Small arms weapons system below but not including 15mm caliber.
Any gun weapon system wit
Navy MDR1.0 (Under Construction)Navy MDR1.0
Welcome to the first installment of the Military Database Resource. This is all about the navy so let's get started =^^=
To make things easier to understand I'm going to start out with the very basics of naval vessel categorization, ship typing, and classification and build from there. If you have any questions please feel free to post them in the comments section or send me a note =^^=
Table of Contents:
Craft and ships.
FACs, warships, and auxiliaries. Ship Types.Escorts.Cruisers.Capital.Super Capital.Carriers.Submarines.Assault Ships. Auxiliaries.
How is the ship type determined?
Ship type designation protocols have over time have been based upon a combination of platform systems characteristics such as displacement, armor, armament, speed, and function. Sometimes these cross into one another. As warships have increased in size, firepower, and capability the have changed.