hand weapon

hand weapon

[′hand ‚wep·ən]
(ordnance)
A weapon, such as a pistol, knife, or sword, used by one hand. Also known as hand arm.
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However, back in the 60's and into the early 70's, Security Police and their predecessors were taught to fire from different positions using the hand weapon (.
He was also carrying a black Glock holstered on his right hip, and a yellow hand weapon on his left hip--probably a Taser.
It remains as the default left hand weapon throughout the game.
The 28-year-old had been walking past a pub when he was confronted by a man wearing the hand weapon.
From 1640 a production of muskets and other hand weapon was founded.
Apart from its effectiveness long range, it is a hand to hand weapon as well.
This was the first mechanized hand weapon, and the bolt it shot forth seemed too horrible to use.
Slotted neatly m the quad rail is a non-reciprocating charging handle used to charge, clear the chamber, or execute a forward-assist while keeping your eyes on target and retaining master hand weapon control.
Other topics include support for implementing projects involving light and hand weapons, stockpiles of conventional ammunition, international efforts to combat the illegal proliferation of weapons of mass destruction as well as regional cooperation on military issues.
It considers all aspects, some often neglected, such as campaign tents, logistics, and rations, in addition to the design of hand weapons and bows.
With 72 police stations involved in the amnesty, there's a real hope that people will take the opportunity to hand weapons in.
Joseph O'Hare, then president of Fordham University in New York, to ask in a widely publicized sermon: "Can we hand weapons to butchers and remain unstained by the blood of their innocent victims?