inert round

inert round

Ammunition that is a dummy (i.e., does not carry any charge). It is normally used during training missions in peacetime.
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Carefully dry-firing or using inert rounds, drawing and firing each candidate from a variety of carry rigs from under shirts, vests and jackets can be very instructive.
Using inert rounds, I'll put a gun in carry-condition, stick it in a coat pocket with keys and coins, then gnarfle the coat like a mad monkey to see how much persuasion it takes to fire it.
Or better yet, have someone else load your magazine with a combination or live and inert rounds.
Training versions of the round are also available in the form of inert rounds with tracer, and spotting rounds with spotting charge and tracer.
Further, inert rounds do not require propellant, "so you don't have to worry about the heat or sensitivity to the environment.
Battle group surface combatants engaged in gunnery exercises off Vieques using inert rounds.
With agreement from the GBRMPA, the two inert rounds, which are cement-filled, training facsimiles of the real ordnance, were left on the sandy bottom floor due to difficult diving conditions.
In the direct fire mode test against a brick wall at a range of 500 metres, the two inert rounds were fired--the second round merely cleaning up the hole made by the first one, as clearly seen in those pictures taken by Armada.
Get yourself a Blade-Tech Training Barrel and lotsa inert rounds.