Projectile
A projectile is any object thrown into space (empty or not) by the exertion of a force. Although any object in motion through space (for example a thrown baseball) may be referred to as a projectile...
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US launches missiles into Syria in response to chemical weapons attack
The United States launched dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian airfield early Friday in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians.
11 Essential Facts About Guns And Mass Shootings In The United States
America is a land of guns. It was true when twelve people died in Aurora, Colo., when a gunman opened fire in a movie theater. It was true when a gunman killed 27 people, including 20 children, at the...
LOOK!!! Views Down The Sights Of Historical Military Firearms - Very Clever
A great project and work from the guys at www.candrsenal.com. They have spent a massive amount of time taking hi res images of historic firearms. Started their Facebook page this month and can find it...
Why is it so difficult to stop mass shootings in the U.S.?
Following recent mass shootings, NewsHour begins a series called “Guns in America” where we will talk with people intimately involved in the gun control debate. Tonight we speak to author and advocate...
Woman Reportedly Shoots Self In Head While Taking Selfie
It's not a good idea to take a selfie while holding a 9mm gun. I'm not going to say this has to stop. For the simple reason that it won't. And any amount of cajoling or pleading won't make a jot of di...
How the Korean horn composite bow is made
The incredible passion and mastery behind the making of a Korean traditional bow
Projectile
A REAL video of a XM982 Excalibur tank shell BLOWING UP targets. Includes close-up shots. PLUS: incredible SLOW-MOTIONS of the explosions!
Blowgun
Ray Mears shows how to make a traditional blowpipe used to kill birds for food.
Gun
Tales of the Gun - Early Guns 1/5.
Catapult - Building a Catapult-Video
This weekend, get some PVC and build a human powered catapult. Bre Pettis joins forces with Bill Gurstelle, seige weapon builder extraordinaire! Fetchez La V...
Ballista - Ballista Project-Video
This is a rebuild of an ancient siege engine. It was contstructed and tested during a school project. The maximum range of 190 m was achievied with a 0750 k...
Armor-piercing shot and shell
An armor-piercing (AP) shell is a type of ammunition designed to penetrate armor. From the 1860s to 1950s, a major application of armor-piercing projectiles was to defeat the thick armor carried on m...
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Expanding bullet
An expanding bullet is a bullet designed to expand on impact, increasing in diameter to limit penetration and/or produce a larger diameter wound. It is used for hunting, by some police departments, an...
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Kinetic energy penetrator
A kinetic energy penetrator (KE weapon; also a long-rod penetrator or LRP) is a type of ammunition designed to penetrate vehicle armour which, like a bullet, does not contain explosives and uses kinet...
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Artillery shells
A shell is a payload-carrying projectile which, as opposed to shot, contains an explosive or other filling, though modern usage sometimes includes large solid projectiles properly termed shot (AP, APC...
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Anti-submarine weapon
An anti-submarine weapon (ASW) is any one of a number of devices that are intended to act against a submarine and its crew, to destroy (sink) the vessel or reduce its capability as a weapon of war. I...
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Ballistic tip bullet
Plastic-tipped bullets are a type of bullet designed bring the aerodynamics of the spitzer to hollow-point bullets.
They consist of a fairly normal hollow-point bullet with the frontal cavity fill...
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Ranged weapon
A ranged weapon is any weapon that can harm targets at distances greater than hand-to-hand distance. In contrast, a weapon intended to be used in hand-to-hand combat is called a melee weapon. Ranged w...
Shell (projectile)
A shell is a payload-carrying projectile which, as opposed to shot, contains an explosive or other filling, though modern usage sometimes includes large solid projectiles properly termed shot (AP, APC...
Shell (projectile) - Wikipedia
Slug (projectile)
A slug is a term used for a solid ballistic projectile. It is "solid" in the sense of being composed of one piece; the shape can vary widely, including partially hollowed shapes. The term is occasio...
Slug (projectile) - Wikipedia
Tracer ammunition
Tracer ammunition (tracers) are bullets or cannon caliber projectiles that are built with a small pyrotechnic charge in their base. Ignited by the burning powder, the pyrotechnic composition burns ver...
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List of cannon projectiles
A cannon is any large tubular firearm designed to fire a heavy projectile over a long distance. They were first used in Europe and China, and were the archetypical form of artillery. Round shot and gr...
List of cannon projectiles - Wikipedia
Artillery
Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range of infantry's small arms. Early artillery development focused on the ability to breach fortifications, and l...
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Blowgun
A blowgun (also called a blowpipe or blow tube) is a simple weapon consisting of a small tube for firing light projectiles or darts.The weapon is used by inserting the projectile inside the pipe (know...
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