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arming distance[′ärm·iŋ ‚dis·təns]
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Similar to 40mm grenades currently in service worldwide, the XM25's ammunition requires an arming distance
of 35m (14ft), thereby reducing its effectiveness For close quarter battle, "It produces an adjusted aimpoint based on range, environmental factors, weapon elevation and cant.
He explained that the launcher has an arming distance
to protect the one firing it.
Fortunately, it had traveled less than the arming distance
and did not detonate.)