firing position

firing position

[′fīr·iŋ pə‚zish·ən]
(ordnance)
Position of a weapon ready for firing.
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The custom-designed MK20 SSR buttstock adjusts to length of pull and comb height to customize the fit to each shooter while in the prone firing position, and the double-stage Geissele Super SCAR trigger achieves a 3.5-4.5-lb.
So I appreciated that I could cock the hammer for easier slide pulling and then, once the round was chambered, I could just drop the lever, and the hammer would safely go back into DA firing position.
I released the safety catch on my weapon, raised it to the firing position and fired two rounds at the source of the flash.
The mosque where security forces conducted clearing operations is also believed to be a firing position of the Maute terrorist group, triggering speculations that the policeman had joined the terrorist group.
Its patented ACUDraw system drops the 175-pound draw weight to only around 5 pounds as you mechanically crank the string into firing position. Arrow speed is rated at 330 fps, with 97 ft-lbs of kinetic energy.
Twelve airstrikes in seven Iraqi cities hit a rocket firing position and destroyed staging areas and a tunnel system, the taskforce said in a statement Monday.
Near Makhmur, one strike suppressed an ISIL mortar firing position, it said.
Likewise a good holster allows the rest of the hand to slide into its firing position before the pistol starts to move, yet nine out of ten designs require the pistol to be well underway before a proper grip may be taken." That's still good advice, and today there are many more good holsters available than when Jeff wrote those words.
Remove the magazine and pull the trigger to lower the hammer into firing position. This is best accomplished by holding the bolt open just enough so the firing pin can move forward without peening the chamber.
"They were in contact and he was moving to a firing position. The sniper engaged him and the guy exploded.
He was moving to a firing position when the sniper engaged him and the guy exploded.
but w He said: "He then went back down on to his knee, adopting a firing position.