firearm

Article

January 18, 2022

A firearm (oyster, English: Firearm) is a device that ejects a projectile (bullet, etc.) using energy such as gunpowder. In addition to the fire control equipment, the Ministry of Defense standard "firearm" includes shooting and trajectory, although it is not equipment, but these are not described in this section.

Overview

The bullets that are shot using the pressure of the combustion gas, not the destructive power of the gunpowder itself, serve the purpose of killing personnel, destroying buildings and vehicles, and shooting down aircraft. According to the Ministry of Defense standard, firearms with a caliber of less than 20 mm are classified as small arms, and firearms with a caliber of 20 mm or more are classified as artillery. The definition of small arms (guns, firearms) is "a small device that ejects a projectile (bullet, etc.) by the pressure of the combustion gas of explosives. Usually, it refers to a firearm with a diameter of less than 20 mm, but recently, In many cases, personally carried firearms such as large-caliber firearms are included. " For heavy weapons as a military term, see the relevant item. Battles using firearms are called fire battles and are distinguished from hand-to-hand combat with swords, spears, knives, and bayonets.

Footnote

References

Ministry of Defense standard firearm terminology (small arms) Ministry of Defense standard firearm terminology (gun)

Related items

Small arms-heavy weapons Gunpowder-Gun-Cannon Weapons-Weapons Firearm failure

External link

"Firearm"-Kotobank

INSERT INTO `wiki_article`(`id`, `article_id`, `title`, `article`, `img_url`) VALUES ('NULL()','火器','firearm','','')