gas gun


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gas gun

[′gas ‚gən]
(ordnance)
Automatic gun operated solely by gas, utilizing a portion of the gas pressure from firing a bullet to act on some form of piston-and-cylinder arrangement.
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Marine Corps just adopted Benelli's radical new M4 gas gun after a grueling competition that included all the major players.
During a shot, a series of events sends a projectile down the 65-foot gas gun and through the barrel of the gun at 8 km per second.
He then pulled out a gas gun and pointed it at his pursuers but the back fell off.
A Nabis ballistics expert holds an 1873 St Etienne |revolver and inset left, a Turkish-built Zoracki gas gun now favoured by violent UK criminals
During the checks, the police have seized a pistol of IZH 79-8 model with 8 ammunition of caliber 9 mm; 13 rounds of ammunition of caliber 9mm; carbine "Saiga-410" with a store and 4 cartridges; revolver ME-38; pistol "Walter" PP 3/93; gas gun with 35 stores; 5 hunting knives, and other.
Teachers also confiscated a gas gun and pepper spray, which is classed as a firearm.
Using a two-stage light gas gun, which can accelerate objects up to very high speeds, Pasini fired frozen pellets of Nannochloropsis into water and tested the samples to see if any had survived.
The Sofia City Court is to hold a first sitting on the trial against Oktay Enimehmedov, the man who pointed a gas gun at influential Bulgarian politician Ahmed Dogan in January 2013.
A blend of rolling Ohio River Valley hills and flat agricultural fields that have been converted to quail habitat, Wing-Haven offers upland hunters plenty of elbow room and lots of birds, a perfect venue to see what Browning new gas gun had to offer.
A protester then tried grabbing my colleague's tear gas gun, which broke in the process.
The helicopter-launched missile programme has undertaken gas gun firings to validate the warhead design, motor firings were conducted to confirm its stability and performance, trials of a datalink terminal and the future missile's antenna and sensors (seeker, radio-altimeter, etc) have been performed either at sea or in simulations to move the programme forward to the demonstration and manufacture phase.