Post Cold War Submarine QOTW - 18 DEC 2016
Submarine Questions of the Week
1 - Which is the most appropriate explanation for the symbol (inset) displayed on the foremost centerline, at eye-level of the sub's sail (above)?
----(a) The sub was the first of its class (specify its class).
----(b) The sub received its nation's excellence award the month before (specify award date).
----(c) The sub's commanding officer was the fleet's commodore (specify the commodore).
----(d) The sub's commanding officer was the fleet commodore's son (specify the C.O.).
----(e) The sub was credited with decommissioning a U.S. submarine (specify the U.S. sub).
2 - Identify the submarine above (class, unit ID number, & name).
3 - Identify the submarine below (class, unit ID number, & name).
Part IIWhich is the most appropriate description for the object being hoisted to/from the sub's sail (photo directly above)?
----(a) Object was a high-yield ballistic missile warhead (specify mega tons).
----(b) Object was a low-yield warhead (specify kilo tons).
----(c) Object was a high-yield rocket warhead (specify type of high explosive).
----(d) Object was a satellite (specify type: spy, gps, communications, other.).
----(e) Object was an escape capsule for sub's crew (specify crew size).
5 - What year is considered the final year of the Cold War?
ANSWERS: Wednesday, 21 DEC 16.
Submarines are always silent and strange.