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propellant

[prə′pel·ənt]
(materials)
A combustible substance that produces heat and supplies ejection particles as in a rocket engine.
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All other components - case, propellent and bullet - are no different from what we're all familiar with.
This allows the propellent to escape without draining much of the contents.
I find this especially interesting because he was using them for target shooting and hunting when black powder was still the main propellent. Major Roberts makes mention of several high grade target rifles being able to shoot 2-inch groups at 100 yards from a rest.
Other On September 6, 2002, Iran said it successfully tested Missiles a 200 mile range "Fateh 110" missile (solid propellent), and Iran said in late September 2002 that it had begun production.
Other On September 6, 2002, Iran said it successfully Missiles tested a 200 mile range "Fateh 110" missile (solid propellent), and Iran said in late September 2002 that it had begun production.