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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Its also been fired extensively with CCI Blazer practice ammunition and a duty load of Federal 9mm 124 grain Hydra Shock +P+.
The German Bundeswehr has awarded Rheinmetall a contract to supply it with new practice ammunition for main battle tanks.
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.
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.
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.
Tenders are invited for annual requirements contract for duty and practice ammunition and munitions.