maximum effective range


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maximum effective range

[′mak·sə·məm i¦fek·tiv ′rānj]
(ordnance)
The greatest distance at which a weapon may be expected to fire accurately to inflict casualties or damage.

maximum effective range

The maximum distance at which a weapon may be expected to be accurate and achieve the desired result.
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It also offers a high performance 2nd or 3rd generation FLIR (Forward Looking Infrared) - a threat detection system that enables classification, recognition and identification of stationary and moving targets beyond the maximum effective ranges of threat weapons.
When it comes to determining your maximum effective range in a hunting scenario, there are many factors involved beyond the technical capabilities of your weapon.
Despite our experience-driven focus on reflexive close-range firing techniques, and regardless of the environment in which the Soldier finds himself, there will always be a need for squad designated marksmen (SDM) who can cover gaps and terrain not otherwise covered, out to the maximum effective range of his weapon.
Maximum range is 8000 metres, though maximum effective range is around 4500 metres.
Good straight arrows can increase your maximum effective range and provide pinpoint accuracy on the close shots.
50) machine gun fires at a rate of more than 450 rounds per minute and has a maximum effective range of 2,000 yards.
For the infantry rifle, the weapon and ammunition should weigh as little as possible, consistent with a maximum effective range of at least 500 meters.
6-degree horizontal and 25-degree vertical beamwidth, and has a maximum effective range of 48 nautical miles.
The GMR 24 has a maximum effective range of 48 nautical miles, and a minimum range of 20 meters.
Your maximum effective range changes with the environment.

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