Most bayonets have two things in common, a ring (circle) on the handle at the base of the blade (it fits over the barrel) and a latch of clip that fastens to the bayonet stud …and secures the bayonet onto the rifle. (MORE)
Sorry, but you are incorrect about its existence. A bayonet shutter is a device found on a microscope camera body. These cameras use a special bayonet mount to attach to an "e…xposure body" where the shutter actually is, and a bayonet shutter that closes the opening in the camera body that is in front of the film. This is required so that the film does not get exposed to light when removing the camera body from the exposure body. Not sure if these are still made, but there were some Olympus models. Micron. Answer There is no such thing as a "bayonet shutter". Bayonet usually refers to a method of mounting lens to the front of an SLR camera. Each manufacturer has their own form of the bayonet mount and they are not compatible with each other. (MORE)
Early warfare was conducted with spears and pikes. The introduction of firearms gave the soldiers a projectile weapon of great strength. However the early weapons… were primitive and took a long time to load. The simple attachment of a 'spear point' to the end of the barrel gave them a weapon they were already familiar with, and backup if they couldn't reload in time. This backup capability has remained as somewhat useful, though not often used weapon. (MORE)
I would guess that it orignated in the revolutionary war, though it might be able to be traced back to England or France too, considering the fact that it sounds foreign..
Th…e bayonet is most likely named after the city of Bayonne in France where it may have originated, as this city specialized in knives. European armies definitely used them before the Revolutionary War, maybe 1740's or earlier. (MORE)
Don't know who, but it is named after the place called Bayonne in France. Originally it simply plugged into the end of the barrel of the weapon, having fired its shot it effec…tively became a spear. (MORE)
A jumper wire termination type used in electronics testing. Normal used in a Break Out Box (BOB) to connect a test point to another point connection. It is a alligator clip on… one side and a test point bayonet on the other. (MORE)
A bayonet is an edged weapon which is attached to the muzzle of a firearm. Early bayonets were shaped like long spikes and were important in the massed charges of the pre napo…leonic and napoleonic era. Their effectiveness as a combat weapon diminished as the effectiveness of the firearms they were attached to increased. Todays bayonets, like the M4 for the American M16 looks and is used primarily as knife, it's combat role limited to cutting barbed wire with it's locking sheath and attached to the weapon for non lethal crowd control. (MORE)
It was a knife which attached to the end of your gun (generally rifles) it was used for: a) Stabbing people b) Putting cheese on the end in the trenches and then, when a r…at came, you would fire and kill the rat (no joke) (WWI) (MORE)
"Bayoneted" is a verb form of the noun "Bayonet". Bayonet is a knife that fits on the end of a rifle that allows you to use it in close combat..
Verb Form: A soldier bayonets… an enemy by attacking him in this manner..
Verb Past Tense: If a person attacks someone with a bayonet mounted on a rifle, then he has bayoneted an enemy. (MORE)
Bayonets were made before there were muskets- it was a metal blade on the end of a wooden shaft- and was known as a pike. Early firearms were single shot- after firing that sh…ot, you had no fast access to another weapon- so the blade of the pike was added to the musket- and became known by the French term Bayonet. (MORE)
Bayonets are edged weapons, like knives, which can be affixed to rifles or similar firearms. They were invented in the 17th Century as a replacement for pikes (spearlike weapo…ns) and probably owe their name to the city of Bayonne, France. (MORE)
"it sopposely is sopposed to be available to veterans on a future patch or something." You cant. they never added it tho they said they would. and now bf3 is coming out there… is no hope for the m1 Bayonet :( (MORE)