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projectile

[prə′jek·təl]
(aerospace engineering)
Any object, especially a missile, that is fired, thrown, launched, or otherwise projected.
Originally, an object, such as a bullet or artillery shell, projected by an applied external force.
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(local time) to discuss North Korea's latest firing of unidentified projectiles.
Military experts say that the projectiles bear outward similarities to the U.S.' Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS), a surface-to-surface missile system.
With that, the defence officials acknowledged that these types of projectiles could reach Japan as, based on findings by the US and South Korean militaries, the ones launched on Thursday flew about 600 km (373 miles), the report added.
Perhaps the biggest change in philosophy of ammunition performance is the advancement in projectile design.
The purpose of this consultation is to acquire a laboratory pneumatic launcher (compressed air) unit with the objective of propelling projectiles at a given material at high speeds (from a few tens to a few hundred m / s).
The projectiles crashed into the East Sea after flying for some 70-200 kilometers, and analysts are trying to still determine what kind of projectiles were fired.
The projectiles did not cause any damage to life or property.
In the F-PAIM process, the hollow channel in the part is formed by a projectile (it is also named a floating core) which is pushed through the polymer melt by a pressurized fluid.
The issue 8mm Balle D load featured a machine-turned solid bronze projectile weighing 198 grains.
By tinkering with various weights of projectiles, John is able to shoot 1-inch groups at 100 yards and feels he can do better with further experimentation.
The TCP can fire standard PepperBall rounds or extended-range VXR projectiles. PepperBall round projectiles can be used for direct impact out to 60 feet and extended-range VXR projectiles for direct impact out to 150 feet.
Karbala / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / -The Directorate of Internal Affairs and Security in Karbala, found a pile of ammunition and projectiles north-west of the province.