test ammunition

test ammunition

[′test ‚am·yə‚nish·ən]
(ordnance)
In a general sense, any ammunition used, or intended to be used, for test purposes.
Specifically, ammunition prepared for testing firearms.
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This included testing at extreme temperatures where a batch of test ammunition was placed in a freezer at -58 degrees F and left for different amounts of time and then removed and fired to verify velocity and pressure were within specifications.
My military 7.92x57 test ammunition is 1971 vintage FNM (Fabrica National de Municoes de Armas, Portugal) 198-grain ball with a velocity of 2,365 fps.
One out of four used their handguns to either test ammunition or firearm accuracy.
The Polycase bullet only weighs 140 grains, so it is much faster than the rest of the test ammunition. It loaded and fired in the Rock River rifle, but failed to generate enough pressure at the gas port to cycle the rifle.
Cleaning up the bore and chamber to insure any abrasive from the stones was washed out, I made some test ammunition after ordering Cheddite 26 gauge plastic shotgun hulls I found on the Internet.
A unit of the State Laboratory will also be ready in the coming months to test ammunition, he said, adding that within two years, a new lab could be set up for this.
TAMIS executes essential functions of the munitions enterprise by calculating, developing, and prioritizing billions of dollars worth of training, combat, and test ammunition requirements and managing authorizations for the total Army--Active, National Guard, and Reserve.
For test ammunition, I used a commercial 9mm 115-grain load.
The performance of tactical flights and dropping of test ammunition on mock targets, are included in the second phase of the drills.
#3) Two five-shot groups due to lack of test ammunition. #4) A second five-shot group was fired at 50 yards, and it went 4.42 inches Again, a lack of ammunition limited this test.
It has banned cosmetics testing, the shooting of live animals by the Army to test ammunition and vivisection of chimpanzees and other large apes.