Flares

Some articles on flares, flare:

Martha Coston - International Successes and The Civil War
... Congress to purchase the patent so that the flares could be used in the approaching conflict ... Coston flares were used extensively by the U.S ... Coston flares also played an important role in coordinating naval operations during the battle of Fort Fisher in North Carolina on January 13–15, 1865 ...
List Of Japanese World War II Army Bombs - Bombs - Flares
... Type 90 parachute flare Type 12 ... kg parachute flare Type 3 parachute flare Type 97 concrete bomb Type 94 substitute bomb Type 30 ... kg substitute bomb ...
Ejection Charge
... Ejection charges are also used in some flares to eject the light or smoke producing components out of the flare casing ... In countermeasure flares, ejection charges are used to propel the flares out of their casing, or to eject pyrophoric fluids from their containers ...
COSMO-Sky Med - Flares
... satellites are lesser-known deliverers of satellite flares, sometimes approaching magnitude -2 ... Although overshadowed by the Iridium satellites, the flares are often long-lasting, with the satellites traversing much of the sky at brighter-than-average magnitudes ... A COSMO-SkyMed flare ...
Flare (countermeasure) - Process - Ignition
... Most flares, like the MJU-27A/B flares, must be kept in an airtight storage compartment before deployment ... These flares, known as pyrophoric flares, are made of special materials that ignite when they come in contact with the air ... and convenience factor, since attempting to ignite a flare inside the fuselage and then deploying it is risky ...