hit probability


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hit probability

[′hit ‚präb·ə¦bil·əd·ē]
(ordnance)
The probability of hits being made on a target out of a given number of projectiles directed at the target.
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In doing so, it offered a greater hit probability on full-automatic than either the AKM or M16 series is capable of Alexandrov's AL-7 was an interesting step forward, but at the time the Soviet Union did not have the finances to switch to a more expensive combat rifle.
MUSKET ACCURACY Hit Probability Range (yards) Infantry Cavalry 100 75 83.
The high first round hit probability is due in part to the multiple projectiles available in a single round of shotgun ammunition.
Hit probability goes way up too, thanks to the simple sight picture -- red on target, squeeze trigger.
A conservative approach is to adjust hit probability from the theoretical .
The system offers the latest in night-sight technology, featuring an IR camera, and is gyrostabilized with an independent sight line, ensuring high hit probability against all types of target.
Dissatisfaction with the AKM's lack of control and dispersion on full automatic, especially in the hands of conscripts, led the Russians to look for a way to improve a rifle's hit probability.
Ruag claims that an RPG-7 can be bought on the black market for less than $100 and although the weapon does not have a high hit probability, the rounds are capable of penetrating between 320 and 450 mm of armour steel at between 100 to 200 metres.
A tri-axial sensor detects angular displacements of the target which enables the fire control unit to present the gunner with a corrected aiming point that takes target motion into account, thus providing a very high single-shot hit probability.
It demonstrated a 77 per cent hit probability, six times that of the SS.