manual of arms

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Noun1.manual of arms - (military) a prescribed drill in handling a riflemanual of arms - (military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle
practice session, practice, drill, exercise, recitation - systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
order arms - a position in the manual of arms; the rifle is held vertically on the right side with the butt on the ground; often used as a command
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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It took maybe three rounds for him to get the hang of the little gun's manual of arms.
Also, the manual of arms is different in one important respect: When you have a chambered round and a loaded magazine, and you wish to unload, there is more to do.
The SP5K is shortened both fore and aft yet retains the original's classic lines and manual of arms.
The manual of arms is the same as that of every M4 you have ever hefted.
It includes the manual of arms for the revolver--including Inspection Arms, which is called "Draw pistols" in this manual.
I asked the colonel (Paul O'Shaughnessy) if they followed the 1767 Manual of Arms, and he said yes.
Angled rear serrations aid in the weapon's manual of arms and, bucking a trend toward forward serrations, the slide is instead slightly relieved on either side for perhaps that purpose.
While the gun may look complicated, the manual of arms is actually pretty simple.
All he had to know was the Manual of Arms, General Orders and how to march in formation.
Now that the president of the Russian Federation, judo master Vladimir Putin, has published his own manual of arms, body skills may be returning to the world stage.
The bolts cycle as they fire, the manual of arms is identical to the real steel, and they will make you come to Jesus if you catch a round on exposed skin.

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