smoke projectile

smoke projectile

[′smōk prə‚jek·təl]
(ordnance)
Any projectile containing a smoke-producing chemical agent with means for properly dispersing the agent.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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. The missions of 2d Battery included area contamination and area decontamination.
They also need to be strategic, "especially when it comes to sneaking up on lesser management with a neon weapon or making ranged attacks with smoke projectiles."