The Monday Military Quiz 193

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Question 1 of 10

Which RAF squadron which flies helicopters has the motto ‘Whatsoever you may do, do’?

7 Sqn
18 Sqn
28 Sqn
33 Sqn

Question 2 of 10

What engine powers the Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 50 Fighting Falcon?


Question 3 of 10

Which RAF fast jet squadron has the motto ‘The eyes of the army’?

1(F) Sqn
II(AC) Sqn
3(F) Sqn
6 Sqn

Question 4 of 10

In what circumstance would a NATO pilot use the brevity code: ‘FOX THREE’?

When firing an infrared-guided missile (such as the AIM-9 Sidewinder)
When firing a semi-active radarguided missile (such as the AIM-7 Sparrow)
When firing an active radarguided missile (such as the AIM-120 AMRAAM)
When firing an air-launched cruise missile (such as Storm Shadow)

Question 5 of 10

Like the Bell UH-1 Iroquois during the Vietnam War, the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk has also been converted for use as a gunship by the US Army’s 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) ‘Night Stalkers’. What designation has been given to this specific model of the widely successful battlefield utility helicopter?

Sikorsky MH-60L DAP
Sikorsky HH-60G Pave Hawk
Sikorsky HH-60W Jolly Green II
Sikorsky UH-60M Armed Black Hawk (AHB)

Question 6 of 10

Which US-developed multi-role fighter is equipped with the Northrop Grumman

AN/APG-81 active-electronically scanned array (AESA) radar?

Boeing F-15EX Eagle II
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Lockheed Martin F-16V Block 70/72 Fighting Falcon
Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

Question 7 of 10

In January 2007, UK-operated AgustaWestland WAH-64D Apache AH1s played a pivotal role in a mission to recover a lost Royal Marine during combat in Afghanistan. What unique aspect of the mission was regarded as a first for the Army Air Corps?

The WAH-64Ds flew as escort for a Chinook carrying combat search and rescue troops
The WAH-64Ds carried four Royal Marine volunteers to the location, with each being strapped to the aircraft externally
A lone WAH-64D was flown to the location by the pilot only, allowing the Royal Marine to use the gunner’s seat
Two WAH-64Ds hovered over the location until the Royal Marine was recovered

Question 8 of 10

One of the Eurofighter Typhoon’s primary high-tech sensors is called ‘PIRATE’,

but what does it stand for?

Primary Integrated Radar Airborne Transmission Equipment
Passive Information Response And Transmission Equipment
Pilot Indicator Red Air Tracking Emitter
Passive Infrared Airborne Track Equipment

Question 9 of 10

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-31 was the first operational fighter aircraft to carry a passive electronically scanned array (PESA) radar. What is the name of this system is?

N036 Byelka
N011M Bars
N007 Zaslon
N005 Smerch

Question 10 of 10

What turboshaft engine powers the US military’s Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey fleet?

Rolls-Royce T406-AD-400
General Electric T408
Lycoming T55-GA-714A
General Electric T64-GE-419

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