rate of fire


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rate of fire

The number of rounds fired per weapon per minute.
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Sustained rate of fire is six rounds per minute, maximum being between 10 and 12.
On the plus side, magazines insert easily, the sight picture is quite usable, trigger pull is acceptable, rate of fire is low and the piece is compact.
The rate of fire from the SBF should continue at a higher rate until either the breach is completed and the far side of the breach is established or the breach element has placed the explosive charge needed to reduce the breach and returned to their last covered and concealed positions.
The rate of fire of these rockets combined with their smaller magazine pool made them a poor choice over the other two rocket types.
Rate of fire is the slowest of all WWII submachine guns at 450 RPM and mode of fire was full-auto only.
They eliminated these problems with battlefield innovation: placing a C-ration can on the belt feed to reduce the rate of fire and replacing the ammunition-storage cans with boxes five times larger.
62mm co-axial machine gun supported with high accuracy sighting systems and also Automatic Loader ensuring high rate of fire.
I worked everything out and came up with a gun, but it tended to jam because it was difficult to control the rate of fire.
The manual also lays down stricter fire safety preconditions in the wake of an increased rate of fire accidents at projects under construction.
The only critical requirement not met was the mortars' maximum rate of fire.
1 Tough polycarbonate glass able to resist any major impact; 2 Four cameras monitor four lanes and both sides of road simultaneously; 3 Speed radar detection equipment housed here; 4 Fire resistant body insulates internal electronics against extreme heat; 5 Double flash units provide rapid rate of fire.
It is known as the "spray and pray" gun due to its rapid rate of fire and resulting inaccuracy.