Q: Are flares used for signalling? ¶
A: Yes, and illumination, or defensive countermeasures in civilian and military applications.
Q: Are flares commonly used as signals? ¶
A: Yes, and may be ignited on the ground or fired as an aerial signal from a pistol-like flare gun, or launched from a self-contained tube.
Q: Are flares designated class 1.4 explosives? ¶
Q: Is flare the fusee? ¶
A: Yes, and which burns for 10–60 minutes with a bright red light.
Q: Are flares used in military aircraft as a defensive countermeasure against heat-seeking missiles? ¶
Q: Are flares usually discharged individually or in salvos by the pilot or automatically by tail-warning devices? ¶
A: Yes, and are accompanied by vigorous evasive maneuvering.
Q: Are flares used underwater to illuminate submerged objects? ¶
Q: Are flares commonly found in marine survival kits? ¶