breech-loading weapon


breech-loading weapon

English-Russian arms dictionary. 2013.

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  • Breech-loading weapon — naval breech loader. Notice that there is a series of interlocking doors that never permit an open path from the gunhouse, down which a flash might travel, to the magazine.A breech loading weapon is a firearm (a rifle, a gun etc.) in which the… …   Wikipedia

  • breech-loading — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Breech — may refer to: *Breeches, certain types of trousers; this term is older than the derived meaning buttock of the word breech *In a breech loading weapon, the breech refers to the rear portion of the barrel which opens for ammunition loading, as… …   Wikipedia

  • Muzzle-loading rifle — RMLS redirects here. For the real estate databases in various countries, see Multiple Listing Service. A muzzle loading rifle (often abbreviated RML) is a gun in which the projectile and propelling charge is loaded through the muzzle (i.e. the… …   Wikipedia

  • muzzle-loading — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mortar (weapon) — Part of the series on Cannon His …   Wikipedia

  • 100-pound breech-loaded naval cannon — The 100 pound breech loader was a large calibre naval gun the was developed through a prolonged trial process undertaken by and on behalf of the armament company run by Sir William Armstrong.DevelopmentPrior to 1859, all naval ordnance had been… …   Wikipedia

  • Self-loading rifle — This article is about a firearm action. For the article about the specific rifle, see L1A1 SLR (Self Loading Rifle) A self loading rifle is a rifle in which the next cartridge is loaded into the chamber from the magazine as part of the action of… …   Wikipedia

  • Limbo (weapon) — Infobox Weapon name= Limbo caption= origin= UK type= anti submarine mortar is ranged= is bladed= is explosive=yes is artillery=yes is vehicle= is missile=yes is UK=yes service= 1955 ndash; 1980s used by=Royal Navy wars= Falklands War designer=… …   Wikipedia

  • Squid (weapon) — Infobox Weapon name= Squid caption= Squid anti submarine mortar on display at the Devonport Naval Base origin= United Kingdom type= Anti submarine Mortar is ranged=yes is bladed= is explosive=yes is artillery=yes is vehicle= is missile= is UK=yes …   Wikipedia

  • Swivel gun — The term swivel gun usually refers to a small cannon, mounted on a swiveling stand or fork which allows a very wide arc of movement. Another type of firearm referred to as a swivel gun was an early flintlock combination gun with two barrels that… …   Wikipedia


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