The Ancient Mongolians had weapons that were also tools. They had bows and arrows to both hunt out food and kill enemies. They were trained at an early age to be an archer and perfected this skill by hunting wild game. They would also practice their military strategies with wild game. They made different types of arrows from small sharp and lightweight missiles to broad head arrows for close range. Arrows flew from the bows at almost the same speed of today’s bullets. The bows the Mongolians used were central Asian composite bows were smaller so they could be used by horseback and was better at being kept under constant tension which meant they could keep the bows stringed while they weren’t used. They also had a battleaxe that can double for a wood chopping if they could find trees. Also a long lance that could either pull a man from is seat of his horse. Also a dagger and a small short curved sword. The y had leather armor that was weatherproofed with pitch to protect against any harm. They also had a small shield strapped to their bow arm. Their helmets were small with leather drops protected their heads and necks.