practice ammunition

practice ammunition

[′prak·təs ‚am·yə‚nish·ən]
(ordnance)
Ammunition used for target practice or similar types of training; for gun and rocket types of weapons, practice ammunition contains a propelling charge, and either an inert filler or a spotting charge in the projectile; other types of practice ammunition, such as bombs or mines, usually contain a spotting charge or some form of charge to indicate functioning.
References in periodicals archive ?
Its also been fired extensively with CCI Blazer practice ammunition and a duty load of Federal 9mm 124 grain Hydra Shock +P+.
Combine this rifle with some 30-round magazines and a supply of practice ammunition, and you're ready for some fun.
After the war, he opened a sporting goods store and in his basement reloaded practice ammunition for Nebraska State Troopers.
For months, I loaded practice ammunition, went to a private range twice a week, and shot 40 to 50 rounds every trip.
Ammunition is just as neglected, if not more so, than the pistol itself--particularly right now with the exorbitant cost for both defensive and practice ammunition, which does make us reluctant to change it out as regularly as we should.
Searching on the Internet I see 9mm practice ammunition priced around $12 for 50, or 24 cents a shot.
It now wants separate practice ammunition for its fleet of T- 72, T- 90 and the Arjun Main Battle Tank.
Given the expense of premium defensive ammunition, it is a much-appreciated benefit when the selected ammunition recoils the same and hits to the same point of impact as less expensive practice ammunition. With this in mind, I fired a couple of groups at 25 yards one from a 2-hand hold and the other 1-handed as is my usual practice with the Colt Single Action.
Also, budget constraints have limited practice ammunition available in calibers other than .40 S&W.