Salvo (Military Tactic)

  • čas přidán 19. 08. 2019
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    A Salvo is a military term that stands for the simultaneous firing of several guns, as opposed to gunfire, where all guns fire independently once an order is given.
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Komentáře • 2 382

  • SpartiuS94
    SpartiuS94 Před 16 hodinami

    I use the salvo tactic to get better RNG in World of Warships.

  • kristoffer Ståleson Berg Haugan

    Where do i type this code?

  • Kristen Moon
    Kristen Moon Před 2 dny

    I was an artillery specialist in the Army. Can confirm effectiveness.

  • Peter Gianakopoulos
    Peter Gianakopoulos Před 2 dny

    Danger close

  • Sebastian Woodard
    Sebastian Woodard Před 2 dny

    Don’t ever go broadside of a warship.

  • Fairy grant
    Fairy grant Před 3 dny

    Can u point all the guns toward the back of the boat and fire alternating so it speeds the boat up? Almost like rowers except using gunpowder to fly through the water?

  • Pyro Head
    Pyro Head Před 3 dny +4

    1:03, Not to be that guy Simple History, but Ships Of The Line like you have animated here would *NEVER* salvo like that. They fired deck by deck because if they fired all cannons at once like that on one side it would tilt the ship to dangerous angels.

  • Žiga Auer
    Žiga Auer Před 3 dny

    @Simple History
    Artillery shells actually have a very small proportion of the weight of a shell actually being explosive, especially battleship caliber shells. The Iowas 16" HC Mk 13 and 14 (HE) shells only had about 70 kilos of explosive, the rest of the weight was the shell casing that had to withstand the energy of getting fired out of the gun without disintegrating.

  • Paulina Mayi
    Paulina Mayi Před 4 dny

    Salvo a game played in ww2 on ships

  • SonictheBedHog
    SonictheBedHog Před 4 dny

    Also a really good Skinny Puppy song.

  • Spoof
    Spoof Před 4 dny

    5:34 is that Italy?

  • Gauge167
    Gauge167 Před 4 dny

    This is a dumb tactic...

  • GungHo
    GungHo Před 4 dny +2

    Salvo=Shock and Awe :O

  • fuge74
    fuge74 Před 4 dny

    I would like to note there is a missile salvo technique, used to overwhelm enemy anti-missile defenses, you simple launch missles in enough volume that it increases the chance of by passing the defense, this is used for ship launched, ground launched, and air-launched missiles.

  • ketchup bottle
    ketchup bottle Před 4 dny +1

    Mean while in wow:
    *Laughs in double click*

  • Emperor Washington
    Emperor Washington Před 4 dny

    Civilian Translation: "Fire at the target until we run out of ammo or the target disappears, whichever comes first"

  • Herr K.
    Herr K. Před 4 dny

    I do this, but with torps.

  • exorientelux
    exorientelux Před 5 dny +1

    you forgot "friendly fire". It is common practice to kill the own comrades and blame others for it. The German Wehrmacht had some "friendly fire" incidents in Poland in 1939. To cover up the failure they accused Polish civilians of attacking German troops and had some Polish men shot as partisans.

  • Dalverne Jens Steffensen
    Dalverne Jens Steffensen Před 5 dny +1


  • Toxic Man
    Toxic Man Před 5 dny

    Essentially just volley fire except for bullets that are significantly larger than a newborn baby

  • Toxic Man
    Toxic Man Před 5 dny

    The pure meme potential of this tactic is astonishing

  • Damian P
    Damian P Před 5 dny +3

    Tittle made me think of world of warships ... and fair enough it was brought to you by 3 seconds in bahah

  • Lewis Sparks
    Lewis Sparks Před 5 dny

    You missed Time on target which is a large number of guns timing fire to impact at the same time WW2 had the best examples of Corps or even Army ToT in Normandy a Corps ToT was used with Naval guns joining in as well. Korea a Corps ToT removed 20 meters of granite from a mountain top in one salvo.

  • hi14993
    hi14993 Před 6 dny

    pretty sure the actual difference between salvo and volley was that salvos are used to maximize shock of fire meaning as many as possible to fire at once where a volley meant to maximize rate of coordinated fire

  • hazmat
    hazmat Před 6 dny

    Good ol roblox times

  • 104thDIVTimberwolf
    104thDIVTimberwolf Před 6 dny

    Fire for effect!

  • richard aurre
    richard aurre Před 6 dny

    They ain't all gunna miss.

  • 3BEHO
    3BEHO Před 7 dny

    Why is it Germans being killed each time in the video? Normally during any war to date against germans, you were more likely to be killed by a german than kill a german. Please try to make your videos factually accurate, it is widely known that Germans, in general, are not only the superior soldiers but always had superior generals as well. You want to know how many allies died for each german soldier just in the most recent world war?

  • Wils The Limit
    Wils The Limit Před 7 dny

    So sad, goodbye Salvos

  • G A Y fish G A Y
    G A Y fish G A Y Před 8 dny

    I tried world of warships.. I ragequitted hard

  • Luke Sp
    Luke Sp Před 8 dny

    take a shot everytime he says "salvo"

  • Luuk de Wijse
    Luuk de Wijse Před 9 dny +1

    Ship warfare will never look so satisfying anymore... unless you like playing Missile command

  • Klapa Mato
    Klapa Mato Před 10 dny


  • Fat Pikachu Lord
    Fat Pikachu Lord Před 10 dny +1

    Wouldn’t want to be against the Bismarck/Yamato...

  • Brandon Sim
    Brandon Sim Před 11 dny


  • Eric Langlois
    Eric Langlois Před 12 dny

    Comparing a battleship salvo to a a cruise missile? >.> You realize that's like comparing a massive war hammer to a scalpel right? The battleship salvo has far more firepower but the missile will take out exactly what you want to take out and not much else. It's one of the main reasons that big gun battleships became obsolete... Wars where you have to level large swaths of land just don't happen any more. It's all about precision, guided munitions and minimal collateral damage.


    “Sir, how many guns are we firing?”


  • Surya Wicaksana
    Surya Wicaksana Před 13 dny


  • Pimenta Geimepleis
    Pimenta Geimepleis Před 14 dny

    Well, I dont know if it has any relation, but "Salvo" means "Saved" in Portuguese

  • Some Guy
    Some Guy Před 14 dny

    So basically spamming the fire button

  • Arnodi Dihendry
    Arnodi Dihendry Před 14 dny +1

    Well, just like Napoleon Bonaparte told about it.
    "God is on the side with the best artillery."
    - Napoleon Bonaparte -

    • Wet Lettuce
      Wet Lettuce Před 7 dny

      Unless of course your guns get bogged down in mud

  • Tibrys
    Tibrys Před 14 dny

    Lol, naval tactics and world of war ships in the same sentence😂 hence making this bullshit

  • Deuce Babin
    Deuce Babin Před 14 dny

    i got something for Simple History ik they did a Video about the Korean war but what about the Gulf war? or the Somalian Civil war

  • 30,000 Subscribers Goal!
    30,000 Subscribers Goal! Před 15 dny +2

    the ladder salvo reminds me of tank stars or bowmasters.

  • Jeff H
    Jeff H Před 15 dny

    2:36 Broadside
    **WORLD OF WARSHIPS**: Hits to citadel x9

  • Alex
    Alex Před 17 dny

    Why is there a video explaining this lmao, can’t people put two and two together. what a waste of time.

  • ThaFashionAssassin
    ThaFashionAssassin Před 17 dny

    Anyone read Pirate Latitudes?

  • jb w
    jb w Před 17 dny

    No Sweep and Zone missions for Artillery??

  • PK94
    PK94 Před 19 dny +3

    Salvos are still used in naval warfare with missiles. Having multiple missiles fired at once from the same (or different) direction can overwhelm ship defenses.

  • Nazi Dog
    Nazi Dog Před 19 dny

    The salvo is basically a short word for

    Fire everything we have on that one target.

  • Nazi Dog
    Nazi Dog Před 19 dny +1

    Kylo Ren: I want every gun we have on that man
    Me: No sir we can't
    Kylo Ren: Do it or I'll do it on you
    Me: Ok sir

    3000 shots later
    Kylo Ren: We need better cannons

  • Chase D
    Chase D Před 19 dny

    Imagine being a fish and shells start raining down on you

    ATL FLUX Před 19 dny

    Now think..missile salvo

  • györgy csom
    györgy csom Před 20 dny

    Don bend pls a new simple history episode(WW2)

  • Kevin Alfarish
    Kevin Alfarish Před 20 dny

    Why not enterprise

  • Erwin Rommel
    Erwin Rommel Před 20 dny

    Is only one great tactic

  • Pablo Kerlleñevich
    Pablo Kerlleñevich Před 20 dny

    I don’t understand why it wouldn’t be better to order each individual gun to fire at discretion as soon as possible instead of having them to wait for the signal and fire at the same time. Wouldn’t they get more shots this way?

  • Ethan Gray
    Ethan Gray Před 21 dnem

    We still use salvos in the military. Especially the Navy.
    Ironic you used a harpoon as an example considering it has variable salvo sizes.
    We also use salvos in our service to air systems.
    It would have been nice to differentiate between barrages and salvos as well.
    Great video!

  • O-5 Command
    O-5 Command Před 21 dnem +1

    Everyone : Salvo
    Me, an intellectual : Ah yes, enslaved artillery.

  • Johnny Palumbo
    Johnny Palumbo Před 21 dnem +1

    a video on final protective fire would be very interesting.