Rifled

  • (adj): Of a firearm; having rifling or internal spiral grooves inside the barrel.

Some articles on rifled:

Siege Artillery In The American Civil War - The Federal Siege Train - Rifled Guns
... The Civil War was the first major war to see the use of rifled artillery ... gun, limited the effective range of the rifled guns ... of Fort Pulaski demonstrated that rifled guns were extremely effective against masonry fortifications ...
Rifled Musket
... The term rifled musket or rifle musket refers to a specific type of weapon made in the mid-19th century ... that had been produced as a smoothbore weapon and later had their barrels rifled ...
Antoine Treuille De Beaulieu
... General of the 19th century, who developed the concept of rifled guns in the French Army ... of the La Hitte system in 1858, a fully integrated system of muzzle-loading rifled guns ... The Beaulieu 4-pounder rifled field-gun was adopted by the French Army in 1858, where it replaced the canon-obusier de 12, a smoothbore cannon using shells which was much ...
La Hitte System - Specifications
... Left image Rifled mountain cannon "Canon de montagne de 4 modèle 1859 Le Pétulant" ... The new rifled guns were used from 1859 during the Franco-Austrian War in Italy ... They appear to have been the first case of usage of rifled cannons on a battlefield ...
Rat-shot - Uses
... still provide suitable patterns of shot from rifled barrels at short ranges ... may be classified as sawed off shotguns, rifled barrels are legally required in some cases ... and.44 Magnum, in configurations that contained special straight rifled choke tubes to improve the patterns produced by the rifled barrels when shooting rat-shot ...

Famous quotes containing the word rifled:

    We got our new rifled muskets this morning. They are mostly old muskets, many of them used, altered from flint-lock to percussion ... but the power of the gun was fully as great as represented. The ball at one-fourth mile passed through the largest rails; at one-half mile almost the same.... I think it an excellent arm.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)