small-arms ammunition

small-arms ammunition

[′smȯl ¦ärmz ‚am·yə′nish·ən]
(ordnance)
Ammunition for use in small arms.
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The Ordnance Department supplied 47 billion rounds of small-arms ammunition, 11 million tons of artillery ammunition, 12 million rifles and carbines, and 3.
The plant was built in the early 1940s to develop small-arms ammunition during World War II and hit its manpower peak in 1943 when 26,000 workers assembled a variety of bullets.
PEO Ammo has life-cycle responsibility for the many different types of ammunition used by the joint warfighter, including general-purpose small-arms ammunition.
Thirty-four of them were "works" that produced powder, explosives, and chemicals, and 43 were "plants" that fabricated and assembled materials such as tanks, guns, and small-arms ammunition.
Seized in the Nad Ali district of the same province was a cache containing six rocket-propelled grenades, a pressure plate detonator and 400 rounds of small-arms ammunition.
Among the arms Israel says it found aboard the vessel were 9,000 mortar bombs, 3,000 Katyusha rockets, 3,000 gun shells, 20,000 grenades and over half-a-million rounds of small-arms ammunition.
Munitions, including small-arms ammunition, projectiles, cartridges, bombs, rockets, pyrotechnics, grenades, blasting caps, fuzes, simulators, and raw explosives, may not be easily recognized as UXO.
According to the National Shooting Sport Federation (NSSF), the proposed rule would force the closure of nearly all ammunition manufacturers and force the cost of small-arms ammunition to skyrocket, essentially collapsing our industry.
For the most part, small-arms ammunition has changed little over the last half-century.
The day's find included 30 blasting caps, about 250,000 rounds of small-arms ammunition, 25 grenade fuses, 37 high-explosive anti-tank weapons, 100 unfused grenades, one Iranian PG-7 grenade rocket, six Chinese 75ram APERS rocket fuses, 13 French 68mm SPAMV rockets, 72 rocket motors, 10 Iraqi 40ram rockets, 221 mortars, 300 various fuses, 40 pounds of propellant, 50 pounds of detonation cord, 13 PG-7 launchers, 17 AK-47 assault rifles, one Russian machine gun, two sniper rifles, one PKC machine gun, 40 million Iraqi Dinar, more than 400 fake identification cards, and various Motorola radios, including one Iraqi police radio believed to have belonged to an IP who had been kidnapped and murdered.
The need for small-arms ammunition "is going up, and is going to keep going up.
Army bomb disposal experts were called and the package was found to contain 66 rounds of various small-arms ammunition.