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Modern surface warfare dates from the mid 20th century, when surface, air, and submarine warfare components were blended together as a tactical unit to achieve strategic objectives.
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Modern field hockey sticks are J-shaped and constructed of a composite of wood, glass fibre or carbon fibre ( sometimes both ) and have a curved hook at the playing end, a flat surface on the playing side and curved surface on the rear side.
Modern skyscrapers ' walls are not load-bearing, and most skyscrapers are characterized by large surface areas of windows made possible by the concept of steel frame and curtain walls.
Modern All-weather running tracks are covered by a synthetic weather-resistant running surface, which typically consists of rubber ( either black SBR or colored EPDM granules ), bound by polyurethane or latex resins.
Modern researchers aim to draw out quantitative " laws " that govern Earth surface processes, but equally, recognize the uniqueness of each landscape and environment in which these processes operate.
Modern surface-independent optical mice work by using an optoelectronic sensor ( essentially, a tiny low-resolution video camera ) to take successive images of the surface on which the mouse operates.
Modern teppanyaki grills are typically propane-heated flat surface grills, and are widely used to cook food in front of guests at restaurants.
Modern chemical processes to modify the ionic surface of bentonite greatly intensify this stickiness, resulting in remarkably dough-like yet strong casting sand mixes that stand up to molten metal temperatures.
Modern theories predict that a ( conjectural ) asteroid or comet impact on the Moon would cause a plume of molten matter rising up from the surface, which is consistent with the monks ' description.
His disillusionment with modern art, such as Robert Rauschenberg's Monogram a stuffed goat with a tire around its middle section standing on a flat, littered surface, that Nerdrum had encountered in the Museum of Modern Art in Stockholm, filled the young artist with disgust.
Modern mousepads are typically made of lesser density rubber composites ( open cell styrene, butadiene rubber or open cell SBR ) with fabric bonded to the upper surface.
Modern wingsuits, first developed in the late 1990s, create the surface area with fabric between the legs and under the arms.
Modern water puppetry is performed in a pool of water 4 meters square with the water surface being the stage.
Modern drip irrigation has arguably become the world's most valued innovation in agriculture since the invention of the impact sprinkler in the 1930s, which offered the first practical alternative to surface irrigation.
Modern fleets combine surface warships, submarines, support ships and ship-based aircraft to conduct naval operations at sea.
" Mark Holborn, in his introduction to Ancient and Modern writes about the dark undercurrent of these mundane scenes as viewed through Eggleston's lens: " subjects are, on the surface, the ordinary inhabitants and environs of suburban Memphis and Mississippi -- friends, family, barbecues, back yards, a tricycle and the clutter of the mundane.
Modern naval warfare is divided into three operational areas: surface warfare, air warfare and submarine warfare.
Modern low-floor pusher articulated buses also tend to suffer from suspension problems because their wheels lack the ampleness of travel that would enable them to absorb surface unevennesses.
Modern operations in McMurdo Sound have sparked surface cleanup efforts, recycling, and exporting trash and other contaminates by ship.
Modern hard drives have mostly solved the stiction problem by using ramps to " unload " the heads from the disk surface on power-down.
Modern and warfare
Modern warfare was born in this campaign -- periscopes, camouflage, booby traps, land mines, extended order, trench raids, foxholes, armored cars, night attacks, flares, sharpshooters in trees, interlaced vines and treetops, which were the forerunners of barbed wire, trip wires to thwart a cavalry charge, which presaged the mine trap, and the general use of anesthetics.
Modern warfare since the late Renaissance has relied upon firearms, with wide-ranging effects on military history and history in general.
Modern air warfare technology and the invention of the atomic bomb had changed the importance of the military base.
During the Renaissance and the Early Modern period, siege warfare dominated the conduct of war in Europe.
During the Renaissance and the Early Modern period, siege warfare continued to dominate the conduct of the European wars.
Modern wargaming originated with the military need to study warfare and to ' reenact ' old battles for instructional purposes.
Modern scholars accepting his historicity place the completion of The Art of War in the Warring States Period ( 476 – 221 BC ), based on the descriptions of warfare in the text, and on the similarity of text's prose to other works completed in the early Warring States period.
Modern flamethrowers were first used during the trench warfare conditions of World War I ; their use greatly increased in World War II.
In the later transformation of its meaning during the European period of Early Modern warfare the order of battle came to mean the order in which the units manoeuvered or deployed onto the battlefield to form battle-lines, with the positioning on the right considered the place of greatest honour.
Modern military theory attempts to challenge entrenched mindsets in dealing with asymmetric warfare, terrorism, and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
Urban conflicts in Free Imperial Cities, which sometimes amounted to class warfare, were not uncommon in the Early Modern Age, particularly in the 17th century ( Lübeck, 1598 – 1669 ; Schwäbisch Hall, 1601 – 1604 ; Frankfurt, 1612 – 1614 ; Wezlar, 1612 – 1615 ; Erfurt, 1648 – 1664 ; Cologne, 1680 – 1685 ; Hamburg 1678-1693, 1702 – 1708 ).
With the end of the Middle Ages and the professional standing armies of Early Modern warfare, the concept of a " warrior class " or " military caste " became an anachronism.
In some historical discourses, " Drang nach Osten " combines historical German settlement in Eastern Europe, medieval military expeditions like the ones of the Teutonic Knights, and Germanisation policies and warfare of Modern Age German states like the Nazi lebensraum concept.
Modern submarine warfare consists primarily of diesel and nuclear submarines using weapons ( like torpedoes, missiles or nuclear weapons ), as well as advanced sensing equipment, to attack other submarines, ships, or land targets.
Trinquier is a theorist on the style of warfare he called Modern Warfare, an " interlocking system of actions-political, economic, psychological, military-which aims at the overthrow of the established authority in a country and its replacement by another regime.
Modern rocket propelled grenades can penetrate almost of steel armour, posing a serious threat to tanks operating in environments of asymmetric warfare.