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Heeled bullet

The bullet heel is a special design of bullet where the internal diameter of the barrel often, but not always of the same diameter as the sleeve and the bullet step back to allow it to fit inside the case. Heeled bullets mostly disappeared with t ...


High-explosive incendiary/armor-piercing ammunition

High-explosive incendiary / armor piercing ammunition is a form of shell which combines armor-piercing capability and a high explosive effect. In this respect, it is a modern version of armor-piercing projectile. Ammunition can also be called sem ...



Hydra-Shok is a type of Point-projectile made Federal premium ammunition. It was originally patented ammunition designer Tom Burczynski. Hydra-shock was released in 1988 after the FBI requested a bullet with better ballistics than traditional Cup ...



Meplat is the technical term for the flat or open tip on the nose of the bullet. The shape of the meplat is important in determining how a bullet moves through the air. In particular, the size and shape of the meplat has a significant effect on t ...


Multi-Star Signal Cartridge

Multi-Old cartridge, the signal was non-lethal signal rocket, which was developed in Germany and used by the Wehrmacht during the Second world war. Multi-star signal cartridge designed to be fired from the flare gun Leuchtpistole or in English.


Multiple projectile ammunition

A few shells of ammunition and ammunition with more than one projectile inserted into the cartridge. An example is a variant of the triplex gun M1911 pistol, with a barrel with three holes.


Overpressure ammunition

Overpressure ammunition, often designated as P or P, is small arms ammunition that has been loaded to a higher internal pressure than is standard for ammunition of its caliber, but less than factors due to a circular proof. This is done typically ...


Pinfire cartridge

In the pinfire cartridge is an obsolete type of metallic firearm cartridge in which the priming compound is ignited striking a small pin which protrudes radially from just above the base of the cartridge. Invented by Frenchman Casimir Lefaucheux ...


Polymer-cased ammunition

Polymer-cased ammunition is ammunition with a polymer-based casings instead of the usual metal casing. PCA is an alternative to reduce the cost and weight in bullets for rifles and handguns.


Primer (firearms)

In firearms and artillery, a primer of chemical and / or device responsible for initiating the combustion of fuel, which will push the projectile out of the barrel of a gun. In the beginning, black powder guns, such as muzzleloaders, the primer w ...


Reversed bullet

During their inception in 1916, the British mark I tank proved nearly impregnable to standard rifle fire. The first attempt to boost the power of German infantry rifles was "reversed bullet". It used the same case and bullet as the regular round, ...


Rim (firearms)

Rim-the outer flange is processed, cast, molded, stamped or pressed around the bottom of cartridge firearms. Thus, yellow print cartridges, sometimes referred to as "flanged" ammunition. Almost all cartridges are equipped with a hood or headspaci ...


Rimfire ammunition

Small-caliber ammunition refers to the type of metal loaded ammo. It is called rimfire because the firing pin of the rifle strikes and crushes the base of the rim to ignite the primer. Invented in 1845 by Louis-Nicolas flobert, the first rimfire ...


Ring airfoil projectile


Rocket Ball

The rocket ball, patented in 1848 by Walter hunt, consisted of a lead bullet with a deep hollow in the rear, running most of the length of the cartridge. The hollow, like five ball, served to seal the bullet in the bore, but the rocket ball was i ...


Rotation of ammunition

Rotation of ammunition is a term used for weapons. Shells intended for the RML guns were first installed next to the gun-metal studs arranged around them in a spiral position, corresponding to the twist of the rifling. It was faulty because it al ...


Saboted light armor penetrator

In saboted light armor penetrator, a family of ammunition designed to pierce armor more efficiently than standard armor piercing ammunition.



SCMITR was part of an experimental military shotgun ammunition created in the 1970s, years of AAI Corporation. It was a variation on the needle ammunition, but instead of containing a bundle of tiny needle-like steel Darts, the cartridge containe ...


Sealed round

A sealed round is a munition which is typically stored in some kind of container, so that the munition does not require any maintenance and are stored within the container prior to use. The advantage of this type of system is that such munitions ...


Snake shot

Snake shot refers to a pistol and rifle cartridges with a small fraction. Snake shot, usually used for shooting snakes, rodents, birds and other pests at very close range. The most common snake shot cartridge.22 long rifle loaded with number 12 s ...


SOST (bullet type)

Comp is a special type of bullet. This type of ammunition is more lethal and more accurate alternative for use in rifles.


Sub-caliber round

Piercing round diameter which is substantially smaller than the diameter of the barrel. Expendable sabot is used to increase the diameter to the full width of the barrel from shooting the gun. Piercing projectiles include the needle, saboted ligh ...


Subsonic ammunition

Subsonic ammunition is ammunition designed to operate at speeds below the speed of sound, which at standard conditions is 343.2 m / s. This avoids a supersonic Shockwave or "crack" of supersonic bullet, which, in particular, for suppressed firear ...


Teflon-coated bullet

Teflon-coated bullets, sometimes colloquially also known as "COP killer bullets", bullets that have been covered with a coating of polytetrafluoroethylene.


Cased telescoped ammunition

Telescoped ammunition is an ammunition design in which the projectile is partly or completely enveloped fuel. Examples include ammunition for small arms and artillery. Some also caseless telescoped ammunition. Telescoped ammunition has the advant ...


Tubes and primers for ammunition

Tubes and primers are used to ignite the fuel in the missile weapon. In ancient times various devices were adopted to ignite the charge. Small guns were fired priming powder Lil touch hole or holes and is ignited by hot coals and hot iron rod. La ...



Wadding is a disc of material used in guns to seal gas behind a projectile or to separate powder from shot. Wool can be crucial to the effectiveness of weapons because any gas that leaks past a projectile as it going to waste. Harder or more care ...


Wildcat cartridge

Wild cat cartridge, often shortened to the wildcat made the cartridge for which ammunition and / or firearms are not mass produced. These cartridges are often created in order to optimize certain performance characteristics of an existing commerc ...


XM1100 Scorpion

In XM1100 Scorpio, formerly known as the intelligent munitions system, was an anti-car, Smart land munition, a developer of security system from Textron as a safer alternative to traditional mines. It was a remotely controlled, integrated system ...




High explosive and incendiary ammunition


Lists of gun cartridges


Shotgun shells


Automatic revolvers


List of Winchester Center Fire cartridges

A list of Winchester ammunition center fire rifle. Better known as WCF, is a family of cartridges developed by the Winchester repeating arms company. There are many other cartridges Winchester that do not bear the moniker WCF, such as.300 BCM.


2 mm caliber

This article lists firearm cartridges which have a caliber of 2 mm in the range of 2.99 mm. All measurements are in mm.


3 mm caliber

This article lists firearm cartridges have bullets in 3 mm in the range of 3.99 with a caliber of millimeters. All measurements are in mm.


4 mm caliber

This article lists firearm cartridges have bullets in 4 mm to 4.99 mm calibre Range. All measurements are in mm.


4.6×36 mm

4.6 x 36 mm cartridge developed by Heckler & Koch for her experimental assault rifle HK36 1970-ies. When the rifle was not adopted by any military force, its weapons were not used for any other weapon design. The main feature of this set of bulle ...


4.25mm Liliput

In 4.25 mm Liliput cartridge is Central originally produced in Austria for-loading pocket pistols made by Eric before the First world war in 1920 the gun "Midget" was designed by August Menz of Suhl to use the cartridge. Cartridge has become the ...


4.38×30mm Libra

.17 Libra: longer, more powerful rimless round for use in pistols or personal defense weapon.



In the 4.85×49mm is an experimental intermediate firearms cartridge the United Kingdom on an individual project with the weapon, which became the SA80 series of small arms.


5 mm caliber

This article lists firearm cartridges have bullets in 5 mm to 5.99 range caliber millimeters. Length refers to the length of the sleeve. Of OAL refers to the overall length of the cartridge. All measurements are in mm.


5.6×50mm Magnum

The 5.6×50mm Magnum Central, rim, throughput, rifle cartridge that was developed in 1970 by günter frères Deutsche Waffen UND Munitionsfabriken.



5.6×57 mm cartridge was created Rheinishe-Westfalische Sprengstoffwerke in Germany for hunting small deer such as ROE deer and chamois. The caliber has a significant number of followers among European sportsmen, and most European mass production ...



5.6×cartridge 57mmR was created Rheinishe-Westfalische Sprengstoffwerke in Germany for hunting small deer.


5.6×61mm VHSE

5.6×61mm fact, the shortened form of its full designation, is 5.6×61mm super Express rifle cartridge introduced in Germany in 1937. It is based on the 6.5×55mm Swedish cartridge. 5.6×61mm SE uses.228-the Diameter of the bullet as well.22 Savage h ...


5.45×39mm PSP

In 5.45×39 mm cartridge PSP rimless delayed intermediate cartridge. He was commissioned in 2005 along with the ads amphibious assault rifle Russia. This special cartridge was manufactured for underwater use in the rifle ads and based on the stand ...



It was developed in the USSR in the early 1970-ies Antonina D. Denisova at the precision mechanical engineering Central research Institute TSNIITOCHMASH. Development was done in collaboration with the PSM. Cartridge is designed for use light the ...



In 5.45×39 mm cartridge rim to stay intermediate cartridge. He was commissioned in 1974 by the Soviet Union for use with the new AK-74. In 5.45×39mm gradually supplemented and then largely replaced by the 7.62×39 mm cartridge in the Soviet Union ...

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