smoke projectile

smoke projectile

[′smōk prə‚jek·təl]
(ordnance)
Any projectile containing a smoke-producing chemical agent with means for properly dispersing the agent.
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Smoke projectiles are filled with a composition of red phosphorus pellets that are ignited to burn providing a dense obscuring smoke.
Far from that of a hand-thrown grenade, these smoke projectiles can be launched out to a range of 1,300 meters.
The 1st Battery was responsible for testing new equipment for shooting smoke projectiles.