rate of fire


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rate of fire

The number of rounds fired per weapon per minute.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The SMG-22 sports a manually adjustable rate of fire. I consider myself a bit of a connoisseur of machineguns, and I am particular when it comes to my cyclic rates.
Rate of Fire: 450 rpm Grips: Stamped metal KURLSPRUTEPISTOL M/45 Caliber: 9mm Parabellum Overall Length: 21.7 in.
As such, MutuTutu figured out that it was possible to figure out the "ideal" framerate for each weapon in PUBG, based on their rate of fire. The user also create a spreadsheet that could be used to figure out the best FPS to use in order to get the best DPS from a weapon.
"Unlike actual machine guns which do have a mechanically determinable 'rate of fire' the 'rate of fire' for a semi-auto firearm is as fast as the trigger can be pulled for each shot and that potential 'rate of fire' obviously may vary substantially from person to person," Hansel added.
Republicans today rejected a Democratic maneuver to force a vote on a proposal banning so-called bump stocks or accessories designed to accelerate the rate of fire of semiautomatic rifles, such as the one used in the shooting of concertgoers in Las Vegas last year.
It had double-set triggers, aiding accuracy, and could fire up to ten shots per minute, more than three times the rate of fire offered by the standard-issue Springfield .58 rifled musket.
Critics call it an overreach because Moylans measure technically addresses "trigger modification." Its defined in part as any implement "intended to accelerate the rate of fire of a firearm."
This further enhances the speed of response while increasing the rate of fire. The ability to deliver rounds with less time between each firing magnifies their effectiveness.
In addition, the Bureau of Reclamation purchased the Weapons Shot Counting tags and Prognostic Health Maintenance sensors that are attached to the weapons, providing asset tracking, weapon shot count, interval statistics regarding rate of fire and calculated barrel temperature.
Rate of fire is very slow at approximately 450 rounds per minute.
The quick reaction time and high rate of fire of the system would give the army an edge in low-intensity conflict situations, they said.
"Civil Defense teams have dealt with many firework-related incidents, which has increased the rate of fire, injury and death."