percussion musket


percussion musket
ист. капсюльный мушкет

English-Russian arms dictionary. 2013.

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  • musket — noun /mʌskʌt,mʌskɪt/ A species of firearm formerly carried by the infantry of an army. It was originally fired by means of a match, or matchlock, for which several mechanical appliances (including the flintlock, and finally the …   Wiktionary

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  • Rifled musket — The rifled musket is a long barreled infantry weapon (to be distinguished from the shorter rifle carried by some light infantry units), usually percussion, that was common in the 19th century. Rifling gave the rifled musket better long range… …   Wikipedia


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