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Payload-carrying projectile that, as opposed to a solid round shot, contains an explosive, incendiary or other chemical fillings, though modern usage sometimes includes large solid kinetic projectiles properly termed shot. Wikipedia

  • Round shot

    Solid spherical projectile without explosive charge launched from a gun. Slightly less than the bore of the barrel from which it is shot. Wikipedia

  • Grapeshot

    Ammunition that consists of a collection of smaller-caliber round shots packed in tight geometric arrangements into a canvas bag and separated from the gunpowder charge by a metal wadding, rather than being a single solid projectile. When assembled, the shot resembled a cluster of grapes, hence the name. Wikipedia

  • Improvised explosive device

    Bomb constructed and deployed in ways other than in conventional military action. Artillery shell, attached to a detonating mechanism. Wikipedia

  • Sabot (firearms)

    Supportive device used in firearm/artillery ammunitions to fit/patch around a projectile, such as a bullet/slug or a flechette-like projectile , and keep it aligned in the center of the barrel when fired. It allows a narrower projectile with high sectional density to be fired through a barrel of much larger bore diameter with maximal accelerative transfer of kinetic energy. Wikipedia

  • Cannon

    Large-caliber gun classified as a type of artillery, and usually launches a projectile using explosive chemical propellant. The primary propellant before the invention of smokeless powder during the late 19th century. Wikipedia

  • Grenade

    Explosive weapon typically thrown by hand , but can also refer to a shell (explosive projectile) shot out by a rifles (as a rifle grenade) or a grenade launcher. Explosive charge , a detonator mechanism, an internal striker to trigger the detonator, and a safety lever secured by a linchpin. Wikipedia

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    • However, except for the barrel length and the use of semi-fixed ammunition, the 5"/38 gun was derived from the 5"/25 gun.5-inch/38-caliber gun-Wikipedia
    • The Italians delivered poison gas by gas shell and in bombs dropped by the Regia Aeronautica.Second Italo-Ethiopian War-Wikipedia
    • T4 High-Velocity Armor Piercing (HVAP) ammunition became available in September 1944 for the 76 mm gun.M4 Sherman-Wikipedia
    • Since the British had used about one-third of their supply of artillery ammunition, General Sir John French blamed the failure on the shortage of ammunition, despite the early success.Western Front (World War I)-Wikipedia
    • For artillery, wooden cannons, only able to fire 3 or 4 shots before bursting, coexisted with state-of-the-art Armstrong guns using explosive shells.Boshin War-Wikipedia
    • Heavy shelling by the Ukrainian Army and paramilitary units have caused civilian fatalities in Donetsk.Donetsk-Wikipedia

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