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Invincible class aircraft carrier: Quiz


Question 1: In order to launch a heavily-laden Harrier more efficiently by STOVL (short take-off vertical landing) from the comparatively short - 170 m - ________, a 'ski-jump' was developed.
HMAS Melbourne (R21)United States NavyAircraft carrierFlight deck

Question 2: The FA2 carried the ________.
AGM-86 ALCMAIM-120 AMRAAMLGM-30 MinutemanAGM-65 Maverick

Question 3: Victories: 21 Argentine aircraft during ________.
Falkland Islands Defence ForceFalkland IslandsFalklands WarFalkland Islands sovereignty dispute

Question 4: This was due to the fact that the originally envisioned mission for the ships was to provide the heart of ASW hunter-killer groups in the North Atlantic during a war against the ________.
RussiaJoseph StalinSoviet UnionEast Germany

Question 5: Operations: 1993-1994 Operation Deny Flight, ________ - Operation Telic
2003 invasion of IraqPost-invasion Iraq, 2003–presentIraqi insurgencyRefugees of Iraq

Question 6: From now until the decommissioning of the ships, their principal weapon will be the Harrier GR9 flown by two ________ and two RAF squadrons.
Westland Sea KingFairey SwordfishFleet Air ArmRoyal Navy

Question 7: The Invincible-class is a class of light aircraft carrier currently serving with the British ________.
Royal NavyHMS Ark Royal (R07)HMS Ocean (L12)HMS Illustrious (R06)

Question 8: Status: In active service, based at ________
Brighton and HoveSouthamptonPortsmouthReading, Berkshire

Question 9: [1] The cancellation of CVA-01 in 1966 meant that the smaller cruiser would now have to provide the ________ (ASW) taskforce with command and control facilities.
Anti-submarine weaponDestroyerNaval mineAnti-submarine warfare

Question 10: Finally, in May 1975, the Government authorised the maritime version of the ________,[1][3] which was successfully developed into the Sea Harrier.
Blackburn BuccaneerHawker HunterHawker Siddeley HarrierHawker Sea Hawk

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