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Projectile weapons of war and explosive compounds.

J. Scoffern

Projectile weapons of war and explosive compounds.

by J. Scoffern

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Published by Richmond Publishing Company in Surrey .
Written in English


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Facsimile reprint of 1858 ed.

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Open LibraryOL20248865M
ISBN 100855461640
OCLC/WorldCa220797520

Since the explosive was smaller than a normal bomb (not counting the solid fuel), it did less damage in the open-air miss, which is considered an advantage of the weapon. The BLU/B was a fuel-air explosive used in the Vietnam War by the US, developed at the China Lake facility. It weighed pounds, and contained 75 pounds of ethylene oxide.   The DS superlaser was energy because a.) using projectiles would require the DS to be far bigger, due to ammo needs, b.) projectile weapons are easier to intercept (though a planet-killer bullet would be obscenely big and really fast), c.) energy weapons like lasers can move much faster in space than projectile weapons.

  American Scientist has a fascinating podcast on the evolution of the human capacity for killing at a distance – in other words, the cultural evolution of projectile weapons.. The talk is by anthropologist Steven Churchill who looks at what motivated the development of projectile weapons – initially rocks, slings and spears and – and what effect these . Specialization: Projectile Weapons Officer is a duty officer specialization within the Tactical department. A maximum of 3 may be assigned to the active duty roster. A maximum of 3 may be assigned to the active duty roster.

Scoffern, J. Projectile Weapons of War and Explosive Compounds ()(4th Edition); pages, 50+illus. Price {Item No} Scott, Major General Winfield Scott. Infantry Tactics. Or rules for the exercise and maneuver of the United States . A weapon capable of firing a projectile using a confined explosive as a propellant. Fully automatic. A firearm with a clip-fed mechanism that fires repeatedly as long as the trigger is pressed. Gunshot residue (GSR) The tiny particles expelled from a firearm when it is fired.


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Projectile Weapons of War and Explosive Compounds Author. A ranged weapon is any weapon that can engage targets beyond hand-to-hand distance, i.e. at distances greater than the physical reach of the weapon itself. It is sometimes also called projectile weapon or missile weapon because it typically works by launching projectiles, though technically a directed-energy weapon (which does not involve projectiles) is also a ranged.

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An explosively formed penetrator (EFP), also known as an explosively formed projectile, a self-forging warhead, or a self-forging fragment, is a special type of shaped charge designed to penetrate armor effectively.

As the name suggests, the effect of the explosive charge is to deform a metal plate into a slug or rod shape and accelerate it toward a target. A projectile that does not contain an explosive charge or any other kind of payload is termed a kinetic projectile, kinetic energy weapon, kinetic energy warhead, kinetic warhead, kinetic kill vehicle or kinetic l kinetic energy weapons are blunt projectiles such as rocks and round shots, pointed ones such as arrows, and somewhat pointed ones such as bullets.

Primitive even by the standards of projectile weapons, the flintlock is essentially just a metal tube closed at one end and with a wooden grip attached. A chemical explosive known as gunpowder is poured down the barrel and packed down with a long stick poked in after it, and a round metal pellet dropped in on top.

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This chapter describes the considerations peculiar to chemical weapons. There are some issues that are unique to chemical weapons. Certainly, most contain an explosive charge and possibly an initiating explosive or fuse.

However, some Chemical Warfare Material (CWM) may be stored in glass containers, making location difficult. Explosive Gunpowder and the First Cannon. Posted on June 8, by MSW. A wooden cup on the end of the arrow trapped gas behind the projectile. MAMLUK ENGINEER WITH MIDFA Al-Rammah deals extensively in his book with explosive gunpowder and its uses.

The estimated date of writing this book is between and   The explosive bullet did not survive very long: the Convention of St. Petersburgh, indeclared against explosive missiles less than 14 oz. weight, and in March,it was declared obsolete. One thing Metford noted with his exposive bullet experiments was improved accuracy of the Enfeld rifle.

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The use of ‘any projectile of a weight below grammes, which is either explosive or charged with fulminating or inflammable substances’ was prohibited under the Saint Petersburg Declaration, applicable ‘in time of war between civilized nations’ (equivalent to international armed conflict).Although the Saint Petersburg Declaration is still formally binding on some states, its.

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