Commodore, a naval rank between that of captain and rear admiral. The U.S. Navy discontinued the rank in 1899 but reestablished it temporarily during World War II. The rank was reactivated in 1982, but in 1986 the name was changed to rear admiral lower half. An officer holding this rank corresponds to a brigadier (one-star) general in the army or air force.
Do you know which features earn an ordinary firearm the "assault" label in the U.S.? There's more to that definition than just semi-automatic action.
Missiles and rockets are devices designed to travel in air or outer space, propelled by the force of expanding gases.