Hand held catapults are certainly used today. A good example would be by a carp angler.
Catapults are used to today for fun contests like "pumpkin chunking" which includes the tossing of a pumpkin via catapult. Catapults are also used on aircraft carriers to launch planes.
people play with them,also they can launch airplanes.
Technically no, but some are still around and are not used,but then again some are used at festivals. This is true but people today make and use little catapults still, but for fun and in science fair projects like me.
The Catapults were used by the medieval Greeks and Romans.
In rural America here, we use them to throw pumpkins!
Catapults were not used in WW2
Yes. They have used the catapults.
The catapults have been used in many wars
Some catapults were used in the middle ages to try and get into Medieval Castles. The Romans had catapults. I had a hand catapult when I was a youngster.
Catapults are used by anglers when coarse fishing to 'catapult' their bait to the area of river or lake they are trying to catch a fish. Catapults are used to propel aircraft into the air from aircraft carrier ship decks Catapults are used for dropping bombs from boats on submarines, to propel aircrafts into the air from aircraft carriers, and for fun. Kids like to hurl water balloons at each other using catapults.
they used these catapults for war and destruction!
The last time catapults were used on a large scale was during WW1. The soldiers would use catapults to launch grenades into enemies lines.
Catapults were used to throw rocks and heavy items to break down walls of a castle.
There are many ways a catapult has affected society. most of our modern day war machines even guns could be considered as catapults. catapults are still used today on aircraft carriers to lurnch jets. Many old cranes could have even been designed from catapults.
at medieval times
catapults were used to keep there castles safe and attack the enemy from far distances heavy bolders
They didn't. Catapults and balista's were first used in the roman empire.
Catapults were built for infiltration of reinforced areas. also used for terrifying citizens during a siege
The Romans first invented them,
they were used to defend before stronger weapons
The advent of gunpowder and cannons during the Renaissance led to a disuse of catapults for military purposes.
Historically, catapults were mainly used to throw large rocks. They can throw lots of other things, too.
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