ammunition belt


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ammunition belt

[‚am·yə′ni·shən ‚belt]
(ordnance)
A fabric or metal band with loops for carrying cartridges that are fed from it into a machine gun or other automatic weapon; a feed belt.
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Google's list of prohibited products includes ammunition, as well as firearms, scopes, ammunition belts and guides for 3-D printing of guns, according to a policy it published online.
One witness described how the gunman, a white male aged 25 to 30 carrying an ammunition belt and a semi-automatic rifle, shot a motorist at point-blank range before hijacking another vehicle.
The former Fitchburg State University student spent a week in jail in December on $50,000 cash bail for wearing a post-punk fashion, military-style ammunition belt his mother bought for $20 online at www.Crustpunk.com.
The agency had recently made some important recoveries which included a blood-stained ammunition belt from a box concealed in a house of Suresh Yadav, one of the deceased, a blood stained wooden rod from another area in the village and most important service revolver of Haq, who was posted slain as a circle officer in Kunda.
But the blundering bobby left his weapon and ammunition belt in a bedroom.
Cadet 1st Class Bill Thimmel, clad as a general with an ammunition belt across his chest, led a particularly lively group of fans in the front row above the cheer section, when he wasn't yelling at Army players or engaging in conversation with the Falcons' mascot, the Bird.
Witnesses said Oliveira entered the Tasso da Silveira school in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday armed with two pistols and an ammunition belt.
ARMED: A soldier who has defected guards a base, left, and a child wears a used ammunition belt, above BATTLE: An anti-Gaddafi protester, left, and one of the leader's supporters holds his picture, below
SINKING Gaddafi has now lost control of large swathes of country TRIUMPH Little girl flashes a victory sign from passing car DEFIANT Demonstrators jump on abandoned tank in security compound TERRIFYING Startled protesters hold up an ammunition belt which soldiers are thought to have fired on crowds in Benghazi yesterday
As number two in the crew it was my task to lie alongside the gun, a drill which I had carried out many times before, and to guide the ammunition belt into the breech.
A bolt in the weapon engages the ammunition belt and pushes a round down a ramp and then forward into firing position inside the chamber.
Patent and Trademark Office issued an Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center employee two patent approvals for new designs to be incorporated into the ammunition belt for the MK 19 grenade machine gun.