recoilless


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recoilless

[ri′kȯi·ləs]
(ordnance)
Built so as to eliminate or cancel out recoil; most recoilless guns are designed to let part of the propellant gases escape to the rear.
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The LAW CS is a recoilless anti-armor and broaching weapon designed to operate in urban areas without harming the operator.
Light antitank weapons - various light infantry weapons used against tanks and fortified positions, including grenade launchers, recoilless rifles, rockets, and antitank missiles.
Its blast barely muffled by falling snow, a 105mm recoilless rifle lobs a 40-pound shell onto ski slopes above Snowbird, Utah.
The attack with a recoilless rifle and machine guns killed the captain, wounded many of his crew, and set the ship on fire.
The Pakistani troops have been using mortars, heavy automatics, recoilless guns, and small weapons in the recent attacks.
Near Fallujah, two strikes struck two IS tactical units and destroyed 19 IS fighting positions, two IS vehicles, four IS heavy machine guns, four IS rocket-propelled grenade systems, eight IS light machine guns, three IS recoilless rifles and an IS mortar system, and denied IS access to terrain, the statement said.
Over the longer term the Army will upgrade the Carl Gustaf by acquiring a lighter weight recoilless rifle and a new sighting and fire control system that is compatible with the family of existing and future 84mm ammunition.
They include mortars of varying calibers, recoilless rifles, "Dushka" 12.
Abu Misri Mama, spokesperson of the BIFF, said they used the weapon, a 90-mm recoilless rifle, in shooting an Army truck in Maguindanao.
He said that 389 rocket launchers and recoilless rifles with 5,481 rockets, 68 mortars with 5,667 rounds, 3,821 hand grenades and 4,991 IEDs besides 132,000 kg explosive material were also recovered.
At its heart, the Model 72 youth target rifle is a Model 6 recoilless target pistol.