ammunition belt


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ammunition belt

[‚am·yə′ni·shən ‚belt]
(ordnance)
A fabric or metal band with loops for carrying cartridges that are fed from it into a machine gun or other automatic weapon; a feed belt.
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CUTLINE: (1) State Police Trooper Christopher Dougherty, a firearms specialist, holds a portion of the ammunition belt worn by Andrew K.
SINKING Gaddafi has now lost control of large swathes of country TRIUMPH Little girl flashes a victory sign from passing car DEFIANT Demonstrators jump on abandoned tank in security compound TERRIFYING Startled protesters hold up an ammunition belt which soldiers are thought to have fired on crowds in Benghazi yesterday
As number two in the crew it was my task to lie alongside the gun, a drill which I had carried out many times before, and to guide the ammunition belt into the breech.
A bolt in the weapon engages the ammunition belt and pushes a round down a ramp and then forward into firing position inside the chamber.
Patent and Trademark Office issued an Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center employee two patent approvals for new designs to be incorporated into the ammunition belt for the MK 19 grenade machine gun.
Somehow they got me into the bag, zipped it around me, and shoved an ammunition belt under my head to use as a pillow.
In the video, a man covering his head and face with a white scarf and wearing an ammunition belt can be seen in the background.
Sheehan told the campus Collegiate Times newspaper that the assailant, whom she described as Asian and wearing what appeared to be a black ammunition belt, peeked into the room, then began shooting through the door.
PALMDALE -- Crime in the Palmdale School District last year included possession of weapons -- mostly knives and BB guns -- although one student brought an ammunition belt loaded with rounds onto school grounds, a new report shows.
One is shown constantly re-cocking his weapon as a colleague tries to feed through the ammunition belt while enemy fire can be heard in the background.
For instance a leather ammunition belt used for hunting was made from a used leather pulley belt.
The little thingies in your ammunition belt are called 'bullets.