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Bolas

Bolas are a throwing weapon made of weights on the ends of interconnected cords, designed to capture animals by entangling their legs. They are used by the gauchos in South America today, but have been found in excavations of pre-Hispanic settlem ...

                                               

Booby trap

A booby trap is a device or setup that is intended to kill, harm or surprise a person. It is usually triggered by the actions of the victim who did not know the booby trap was there. During the Vietnam War nearly 70% of American casualties were d ...

                                               

Bow (weapon)

This article is about the weapon. For other meanings, see Bow disambiguation. A bow is a weapon used to shoot arrows. It is used in hunting, sport, and a long time ago, war. Using a bow is called archery. A person who uses a bow is an archer and ...

                                               

Caltrop

Caltrops are spiked weapons used against men and horses since at least as early as Roman times. Later versions were designed to deflate automobile tires. They are a type of anti-personnel weapon, and anti-vehicular weapon. Japanese samurai used a ...

                                               

Carcano

The Carcano is a Italian bolt-action rifle introduced in 1891. The Carcano was infamously used by Lee Harvey Oswald to assassinate US president John F. Kennedy in 1963.

                                               

Catapult

A catapult is a type of machine used as a weapon to throw rocks, large arrows, or other things such as hot tar, that would cause damage to something else. Often, catapults were set on higher ground or on castle towers to let them shoot farther. T ...

                                               

Celtic shields

Celtic shields were used in battle by the Celts and other ancient tribes as their main weapon for defense. They are often found in Iron Age male burial sites. The Witham shield and the Battersea shield are two of the most well-known Celtic shields.

                                               

Chaff (countermeasure)

In the military, chaff are small thin pieces of metal which are shot out of an airplane or warship. These thin strips of metal make it harder for enemy radar to detect where the plane or ship is. The thin strips of metal also make it harder for r ...

                                               

Club (weapon)

A club is a weapon mainly used to hit someone or something. A club is a short staff, or stick, usually made of wood, and used as a weapon. A club can be used in one or two hands, but it is usually used in one hand. A quarterstaff is a clubs that ...

                                               

Concealed weapon

A concealed weapon is a dangerous weapon that is carried by a person and is hidden from view. It can also be a dangerous weapon under a persons control that is not readily visible. The term is most often applied to handguns. A dangerous weapon is ...

                                               

Conventional weapon

Conventional weapons are those weapons that are not weapons of mass destruction. They can include weapons such as armoured fighting vehicles, armed helicopters, combat aircraft, artillery and warships. They can also include small arms, ammunition ...

                                               

Crossbow

The crossbow, or arbalest, is a bow which consists of a bow-like arc called prod and cross-wise body called stock and trigger mechanism. The crossbow is an invention in which the stock, a piece of wood is mounted on two other crossing pieces. Cro ...

                                               

Directed-energy weapon

A directed-energy weapon is a weapon used from a distance that damages the target with focused energy. Directed-energy weapons could use lasers, microwaves, or particle beams. Directed-energy weapons can be used against personnel, missiles, vehic ...

                                               

Escopetarra

An escopetarra is a guitar made from a rifle; it is used as a symbol of peace. The name is a combination of the Spanish words escopeta and guitarra. Escopetarras were invented in 2003 by a Colombian peace activist named Cesar Lopez. At a gatherin ...

                                               

Flame fougasse

A flame fougasse is a type of mine or improvised explosive device. It uses an explosive charge to put burning liquid onto a target. The flame fougasse was developed in Britain as an anti-tank weapon in the World War II invasion crisis of 1940. Du ...

                                               

Flamethrower

A flamethrower is a device used to shoot fire. They have been used by the military since the days of Greek fire. Most modern military flamethrowers project flaming liquids. Flamethrowers became rare in the 19th century, due to improvements in oth ...

                                               

Flare (countermeasure)

In the military, a flare countermeasure is a very hot, burning object which is shot out from a warplane or helicopter. Warplanes and helicopters shoot out flares if the enemy has fired a heat-seeking missile at them. The flare may trick the missi ...

                                               

Folding-Fin Aerial Rocket

The Mk4 Folding-Fin Aerial Rocket is a 2.75-inch diameter rocket. It is also called Mighty mouse. United States military aircraft use this rocket. Military aircraft can not guide it after launch. It was made originally as an air-to-air rocket for ...

                                               

Gada (weapon)

                                               

Garrotte

A garrotte is a weapon, usually a handheld length of chain, rope, scarf, wire or fishing line used to strangle a person. Garrotte is normal British English spelling, with single r as an alternate. Garrote with a single t is US English spelling. A ...

                                               

Ground Combat Vehicle

The Ground Combat Vehicle is the U.S. Armys replacement program for heavy tracked and wheeled armored fighting vehicles. The GCV is part of the Follow On Incremental Capabilities Package of the BCT Modernization program. The vehicle of the vehicl ...

                                               

Harpoon

A harpoon is a long spear-like instrument used in fishing to catch fish or large marine mammals such as whales. It does this task by impaling the target animal, allowing the fishermen to use a rope or chain attached to the butt of the projectile ...

                                               

Kaiten

The Kaiten was a torpedo that was changed to become a suicide weapon, and used by the Navy of the Empire of Japan in the last months of the Second World War. It was basically a torpedo with a pilot, and it could be thrown from a submarine or a sh ...

                                               

Lance

A lance is a pole weapon or spear used by a mounted warrior. The lance is longer, thicker and heavier than an infantry spear, and is not intended for throwing, for quick thrusting. Lances did not have tips meant to break off or bend, unlike many ...

                                               

Longbow

A longbow is a type of bow. It may not have been as powerful as a crossbow but it could shoot more arrows per minute. Also, the basic equipment cost little, and could be easily mass produced. Metal-tipped arrows could pierce all but the best plat ...

                                               

M129 Grenade launcher

M129 Grenade launcher is an American 40-mm automatic grenade launcher. It is weapon for helicopters. It was made in 1966 by the Ford aerospace company and it is still being used today. It is advanced version of the earlier M75. The rate of fire o ...

                                               

M61 Vulcan

M61 Vulcan is a hydraulic and pneumatic rotary cannon. It has six barrels. It is cooled by air and fires by the power of electricity. It is a Gatling-style rotary cannon. The size of its caliber is 20 mm. It fires at an very high speed. It has be ...

                                               

M72 LAW

The M72 Light Anti-Armor Weapon is a small, lightweight rocket launcher used by the US military and other NATO countries. It weighs only five-and-a-half pounds. It was so small that it only needed one person to use it, rather than two for the baz ...

                                               

Minie ball

The Minie ball, or Minni ball, is a type of muzzle-loading spin-stabilized bullet for rifled muskets named after its developer, Claude-Etienne Minie, inventor of the French Minie rifle. It came to prominence in the Crimean War and American Civil ...

                                               

Mk 19

The Mk 19 is a grenade machine gun capable of firing one grenade every second at a maximum range of 1.200 metres. The Mk 19 fires 40mm grenades at a rate of 325-375 rounds per minute. It has a maximum effective range of 2.212 metres. It was origi ...

                                               

Muzzleloader

A muzzleloader is any firearm where the projectile and usually the propellant charge is loaded from the muzzle of the gun. This is distinct from the more popular modern designs of breech-loading firearms. The term "muzzleloader" may also apply to ...

                                               

Nunchaku

Nunchaku is a weapon made up of two sticks connected by a short chain or rope. The two sections are mostly made out of wood and the middle part that links them is cord or metal chain. It is mostly used in martial arts.

                                               

Panzerschreck

A Panzerschreck is an infantry weapon made by Nazi Germany. They fired an 88 mm calibre anti-tank rocket. Unlike the Panzerfaust, they were reusuable.

                                               

Pike (weapon)

This article is about the weapon, the fish with the same name is at pike A pike is a pole weapon. It is a very long heavy thrusting spear formerly used by infantry. A pike is not intended to be thrown. Pikes were used regularly in European warfar ...

                                               

Poison gas

Poison gas is any gas that is also a poison. Poison gases can kill or injure a person if present in a high enough concentration. There is a diverse range of different poison gases and each has unique properties. Many toxic liquids are also volati ...

                                               

Polearm

                                               

Potato gun

A potato gun or Potato cannon is a type of cannon that uses combustion or air pressure to fire a projectile. They are called potato guns because potatoes are a commonly used projectile. There are two main types of potato guns. Combustion guns use ...

                                               

Proximity fuze

A proximity fuze is a fuze that is made to create an explosion when the distance to the target becomes smaller than a set value, or when the target passes through a given line. Proximity fuzes are mostly used in anti-aircraft warfare. They usuall ...

                                               

RPG-26

The RPG-26 Aglen is a disposable anti-tank rocket launcher that was made by the Soviet Union. Entered service in 1985. It can shoot to about 250 meters.

                                               

List of Russian weaponry

6P62 Fully Automatic Rifle hand-held - 12.7 x 108 mm) 80.002 Assault Rifle/Automatic Grenade Launcher - 5.45 x 39 mm/12.7mm Grenade 720-P Assault rifle - 7.62 x 39 mm 2B-P-10 Machine Gun - 7.62 x 54mm 2B-A-35 Assault rifle - 7.62 x 39 mm 9A-91 Co ...

                                               

SF1 Kraken

SF1 Kraken is a weapon mainly used by police forces during riots to restore order. It is not lethal. The weapon is specially made for usage against civilians without risking casualties. The average distance of fire is about 30m, maximum is 100m a ...

                                               

Sling (weapon)

A sling is a type of weapon which involves swinging a rock round to gain speed before throwing it. The sling is an ancient weapon which was used in the Roman Empire. A skillful slinger can hit a target 10x10 cm at 20 metres distance. A sling has ...

                                               

Slingshot

A slingshot is a kind of projectile weapon which is used to launch small things. It is small and made to be handheld. It is made of a Y-shaped body with an elastic band such as rubber tied to the two top ends of the Y. The projectile is placed in ...

                                               

Smoke grenade

A smoke bomb or smoke grenade is a bomb that produces a cloud of smoke. It can be used as a toy to make large clouds of colored smoke. It is normally used in the military though. Smoke bombs are used to hide positions and objects from sight behin ...

                                               

Smoothbore

A smoothbore weapon is one that has a barrel without rifling. Smoothbores range from handheld firearms to powerful tank guns and large artillery mortars. The majority of shotguns are smoothbores and the terms "shotgun" and "smoothbore" can be syn ...

                                               

Spear

A spear is a weapon used in Antiquity and the Middle Ages. It is meant to primarily stab. Some spears can also slash. Some kinds of lightweightspears were also meant to be thrown. A lance is a special spear used from horseback. Knights often used ...

                                               

Spear-thrower

A spear thrower is a wooden tool used for throwing spears. It gives the human arm more leverage to build up the spears velocity. This gives the spear more force and makes it go faster. Spear throwers were used in many civilisations. It was used b ...

                                               

Taser

A Taser is a weapon that is not meant to kill. Tasers use electricity to shock people so they fall on the ground. If a person is shot by a Taser, they feel like they are hurt and cannot move their arms and legs. Tasers are used by police officers ...

                                               

Torpedo

The torpedo, is an explosive projectile weapon that moves by itself, launched above or below the water surface, that goes underwater toward a target, and made to explode when it hits a target or is near to it. Torpedoes may be launched from subma ...

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