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.
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THE INDIAN Army for the first time is looking to use practice ammunition for its existing tank fleet that would substantially bring down costs of routine firing drills.
Select cartridge types and 120mm practice ammunition will not be part of this joint venture arrangement.
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.
Consequently, as dedicated shooters, they purchase a relatively large amount of practice ammunition.
In order to support the gun and ammunition testing, the Navy purchased Bofors 57-mm 3P and Target Practice ammunition.
These new orders span a range of 20, 25 and 30mm tactical and target practice ammunition for multiple U.
ATK's 30mm PGU-series target practice ammunition is specially designed for training applications.
After a few range sessions with practice ammunition, the average soldier would have little difficulty transitioning to full-power combat loads.
Doe a holster for the P-239, some spare magazines, some premium carry ammunition, a quantity of practice ammunition, and so on.
MINNEAPOLIS, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems has received a $22 million contract to produce 25mm Bushmaster M793 Target Practice-Traced, 25mm M910 Target Practice Discarding Sabot-Traced and 30mm M788 Target Practice ammunition.
More commonly known as Speer/CCI, Blount continues to manufacture quality premium and practice ammunition.
5 million contract for 30mm PGU-15/B Target Practice ammunition used primarily by the U.