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3D Models of Missile Projectiles for 3d modeling and rendering of low poly graphics for games, military, virtual worlds and other animations or training environments.
A rocket is an aircraft moving in space due to the action of jet thrust, which arises only as a result of the rejection of a part of its own mass (working medium) of the apparatus and without the use of matter from the environment. Since the flight of the rocket does not require the presence of the surrounding air or gas environment, it is possible not only in the atmosphere but also in a vacuum. The word rocket denotes a wide range of flying devices from holiday firecrackers to a space launch vehicle.
In military terminology, the word missile denotes a class, as a rule, of unmanned aerial vehicles used to destroy remote targets and use the principle of jet propulsion for flight. In connection with the diverse use of missiles in the armed forces, by various arms of service, a wide class of different types of missile weapons was formed.
There is an assumption that a kind of rocket was constructed in Ancient Greece by Alix Sin. We are talking about the wooden pigeon of the Archite of Tarents. His invention is mentioned in the work of the ancient Roman writer Aulus Gellius “Attic Nights”. The book says that the bird rose through the weights and was set in motion by the breath of hidden and hidden air. It has not yet been established whether the pigeon was set in motion by the action of the air inside it, or of the air that was blowing on it outside. It remains unclear how Archit could get compressed air inside a pigeon. In the ancient tradition of pneumatics there are no analogues of such use of compressed air.
The origins of missiles most historians refer to the days of the Chinese Han dynasty (206 BC. E. – 220 AD. E.), the discovery of gunpowder and the beginning of its use for fireworks and entertainment. The force arising from the explosion of a powder charge was sufficient to move various objects. Later, this principle has found application in the creation of the first cannons and muskets. Powder gun shells could fly long distances, but were not missiles, because they did not have their own fuel reserves. Nevertheless, it was the invention of gunpowder that became the main prerequisite for the emergence of real rockets. The description of the flying “fire arrows” used by the Chinese shows that these arrows were rockets. A tube of compacted paper was attached to them, opened only from the back end and filled with a combustible composition. This charge was set on fire, and then the arrow was released using a bow. Such arrows were used in a number of cases during the siege of fortifications, against ships, and cavalry.