By Dr. Joe Michaels, Joe Sewell, Don Greer, Tom Tullis
A-6 Intruder in motion КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ A-6 Intruder in motion (Aircraft 138)ByJoe MichaelsPublisher:Squadron/Signal guides Inc.1993 50PagesISBN: 0897473027PDF19 MBDuring 1955 the Navy's lengthy variety targets learn staff employees well-known that there has been a necessity for a brand new assault airplane. This airplane could complement the Douglas A-l Skyraider and Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, in carrier with the sunshine assault squadrons and the Douglas A-3 Skywarrior and North American A-5 Vigilante in use with the heavy assault squadrons. The military sought after an assault plane which may fly swifter, greater, and hold a much bigger and extra subtle number of guns over a better distance than the venerable A-l Skyraider or the light-weight A-4. one of many features that the hot layout used to be to add was once the power to fly low-level missions at evening and lower than all climatic conditions. This requirement used to be thought of to be of paramount importance.In February of 1957 Grumman bought kind Specification 149 besides Boeing, Douglas, Vought, Martin, Lockheed, Bell and North American Aviation. All of those companies awarded their proposed designs and by means of December of 1957 the contest have been diminished to Douglas, Grumman and Vought. On 30 December 1957 the military introduced that the Grumman airplane company, led through the layout workforce composed of Lawrence M. Mead, Robert Nafis and Bruce Tuttle, had gained the layout competition.sharingmatrix letitbit zero
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His cavalry captures a supply convoy of 500 wagons at night (A) and so blocks the Greek supply line. For the next 3 days the Persian cavalry skirmishes with the Greeks and poisons their water supply CB). Pausanias must now act. He wishes to get close to the mountains and feigns a retreat, sending his less experienced troops back in the night CC). They lose their way and camp under the walls of Plataea until dawn. At first light the Greek left and right wings withdraw (D) covered by a rearguard.
Mardonius still did not attack. The Greeks' water and supply problem became ever more acute. Pausanias waited ten days, but could wait no longer. However, he kept his head admirably. He did not attempt to force a battle by attacking the Persian camp. Such a course would have been fatal, but even so, the alternative was not free from danger. He decided to withdraw by night to a position nearer his old one, where water would be available and supply lines less exposed. In the difficulty and confusion of the night march, which seemed to some of his officers like a demoralizing retreat, the units of the Greek force became separated from each other and lost contact.
Meanwhile the Corinthians have held off the Egyptians. The Persians have lost 200 triremes; the Greeks 40. Xerxes by diplomacy conciliates northern and central Greece Sicilian Greeks dominated by Gelon of Syracuse do not collaborate Attack on an enemy's oars and steering gear was sometimes a preliminary to ramming. In the manoeuvre known as diekplus, the attacking vessel swung sharply round the stern of its opponent, breaking oars and steering paddle on the way. It then circled back and rammed the crippled and helpless victim as it lay broadside on.
A-6 Intruder in Action by Dr. Joe Michaels, Joe Sewell, Don Greer, Tom Tullis