small-arms ammunition

small-arms ammunition

[′smȯl ¦ärmz ‚am·yə′nish·ən]
(ordnance)
Ammunition for use in small arms.
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Marks Powder, Inc., as the primary source of supply for the propellant used in each type of small-arms ammunition. Based in Crawfordville, Florida, this division of General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems is the single source of propellant for Lake City.
energetics, small-arms ammunition, and larger-caliber ammunition are produced or assembled on the very best equipment that our great-grandparents could make?
Additionally, the lot number for loose small-arms ammunition may be unknown, which will restrict its use or even make it unserviceable.
The gunship can also ferry small-arms ammunition or perform medical evacuations.
The plant was built in the early 1940s to develop small-arms ammunition during World War II and hit its manpower peak in 1943 when 26,000 workers assembled a variety of bullets.
In 1982, a review by Army Research, Development, and Acquisition Magazine (as it was then called) of small-arms ammunition development praised the lighter weight and lesser recoil achieved with the smaller round, yet observed that, "One of the inferiorities is, however, its penetration capability."
Thirty-four of them were "works" that produced powder, explosives, and chemicals, and 43 were "plants" that fabricated and assembled materials such as tanks, guns, and small-arms ammunition. One of these facilities, the Plum Brook Ordnance Works near Sandusky, Ohio, encompassed 9,000 acres obtained by eminent domain from farmers who, for the most part, felt it their patriotic duty to accept the government's "fair" offers.
Seized in the Nad Ali district of the same province was a cache containing six rocket-propelled grenades, a pressure plate detonator and 400 rounds of small-arms ammunition. The cache will be destroyed
Among the arms Israel says it found aboard the vessel were 9,000 mortar bombs, 3,000 Katyusha rockets, 3,000 gun shells, 20,000 grenades and over half-a-million rounds of small-arms ammunition.Aa
Munitions, including small-arms ammunition, projectiles, cartridges, bombs, rockets, pyrotechnics, grenades, blasting caps, fuzes, simulators, and raw explosives, may not be easily recognized as UXO.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)--the government agency charged with assuring the safety and health of America's workforce--is proposing a rule that would affect the manufacturing, transportation, and storage of small-arms ammunition, primers, and smokeless propellants.
For the most part, small-arms ammunition has changed little over the last half-century.