maximum effective range


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maximum effective range

[′mak·sə·məm i¦fek·tiv ′rānj]
(ordnance)
The greatest distance at which a weapon may be expected to fire accurately to inflict casualties or damage.

maximum effective range

The maximum distance at which a weapon may be expected to be accurate and achieve the desired result.
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So, as I said earlier, there are a lot of things to consider when you're talking about your maximum effective range and your equipment's maximum effective range.
Personally, maximum effective range is determined by the ability to keep shots inside a five-inch circle shooting from rested field positions.
From a cylinder-bore 12-gauge barrel, the maximum effective range in which all nine 00 pellets will most probably hit a human torso is 20 yards.
Despite our experience-driven focus on reflexive close-range firing techniques, and regardless of the environment in which the Soldier finds himself, there will always be a need for squad designated marksmen (SDM) who can cover gaps and terrain not otherwise covered, out to the maximum effective range of his weapon.
Maximum range is 8000 metres, though maximum effective range is around 4500 metres.
Good straight arrows can increase your maximum effective range and provide pinpoint accuracy on the close shots.
It was loaded, then trigger-fired with a maximum effective range of 183 meters to defend against near ambushes on rivers and canals.
A NUMBER OF factors determine the maximum effective range of a shotgun, with gauge, choke and the load used being the most influential.
For the infantry rifle, the weapon and ammunition should weigh as little as possible, consistent with a maximum effective range of at least 500 meters.
Your maximum effective range changes with the environment.
Determining the maximum effective range for any firearm/ammo is not an exact science and is always dependent on many factors, including the game sought, the hunting conditions and, of course, the shooter's skill.

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