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  1. Which missiles struck and sunk the merchant ship Atlantic Conveyor in the Falkland's War?
  2. The name of the recent hypersonic cruise missile developed by Russia is the same as a mineral - what is it?
  3. Which short-range missile that entered service with the US Air Force in 1964 is also the West's most widely used air-to-air missile?
  4. Which rocket became the first artificial object to travel into space on 20 June 1944?






  5. Which missile was named after the commander of the American Expeditionary Forces on the Western Front in World War I?
  6. Which subsonic cruise missiles used both by the US and Royal Navies were fired against Syrian chemical weapons facilities in 2018?
  7. Which missile was replaced by the Trident I missile?
  8. Which missiles were responsible for most of the coalition deaths outside Iraq and Kuwait during the Gulf War?
  9. What is the name of the only U.S. land-based intercontinental ballistic missile in service?
  10. Which system replaced the Nike Hercules system as the American Army's primary High to Medium Air Defense system?
  11. Hypersonic weapons, by definition, must travel at least how many times faster than the speed of sound?
  12. Which country manufactures road-mobile medium-range ballistic missile known as the DF-17?


Answers:



  1. Exocets
  2. Zircon
  3. Sidewinder
  4. The V-2
  5. Pershing
  6. Tomahawk
  7. Polaris
  8. Scuds
  9. Minutemen
  10. The Patriot System






  11. Five times
  12. China















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