Small Arms Posters
Small arms - a barrel weapon for firing bullets or other striking elements. Depending on the energy source for throwing a striking element, firearm, pneumatic, mechanical and electric small arms are distinguished. GOST 28653–90 defines small arms as a barrel weapon with a caliber of less than 20 mm, designed to throw a bullet, shot or buckshot.
Firearms are kinetic weapons in which the force of the pressure of the gases generated during the combustion of propellant explosives (gunpowder) or special combustible mixtures is used to disperse and throw a projectile (mines, bullets) from the barrel. Combines the means of direct destruction (artillery shell, mine, bullet) and the means of throwing them to the target (gun, mortar, machine gun, etc.). It is subdivided into artillery, small arms and grenade launchers.