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American-180

Index American-180

The American-180 is a submachine gun developed in the 1960s which fires.22 LR cartridges from a pan magazine. [1]

17 relations: Blowback (firearms), Bulletproof vest, Iron sights, List of laser applications, MGV-176, Minute, Open bolt, Prison officer, Rate of fire, Rhodesian Special Air Service, Riddle, Oregon, Submachine gun, Utah Department of Corrections, Voere, World War II, .22 Long Rifle, 4 Reconnaissance Commando (South Africa).

Blowback (firearms)

Blowback is a system of operation for self-loading firearms that obtains energy from the motion of the cartridge case as it is pushed to the rear by expanding gas created by the ignition of the propellant charge.

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Bulletproof vest

A ballistic vest or bullet-resistant vest, often called a bulletproof vest, is an item of personal armor that helps absorb the impact and reduce or stop penetration to the body from firearm-fired projectiles- and shrapnel from explosions, and is worn on the torso.

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Iron sights

Iron sights are a system of shaped alignment markers (usually metal) used as a sighting device to assist in the aiming of a device such as a firearm, crossbow, or telescope, and exclude the use of optics as in reflector (reflex) sights, holographic sights, and telescopic sights.

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List of laser applications

Many scientific, military, medical and commercial laser applications have been developed since the invention of the laser in 1958.

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MGV-176

The MGV-176 is a submachine gun chambered for the.22 Long Rifle cartridge.

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Minute

The minute is a unit of time or angle.

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Open bolt

A semi or fully automatic firearm is said to fire from an open bolt if, when ready to fire, the bolt and working parts are held to the rear of the receiver, with no round in the chamber.

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Prison officer

A prison officer (UK and Ireland, and the official English title in Denmark, Finland, and Sweden), also known as corrections officer (New Zealand, US), correctional officer (Australia, Canada, Jamaica, and US), detention officer (US) or penal officer (US), is a person responsible for the supervision, safety, and security of prisoners in a prison, jail, or similar form of secure custody.

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Rate of fire

Rate of fire is the frequency at which a specific weapon can fire or launch its projectiles.

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Rhodesian Special Air Service

The Rhodesian Special Air Service or Rhodesian SAS refers to.

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Riddle, Oregon

Riddle is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States.

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Submachine gun

A submachine gun (SMG) is a magazine-fed, automatic carbine designed to fire pistol cartridges.

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Utah Department of Corrections

Utah Department of Corrections (UDC) is a government agency dedicated to the management and supervision of convicted felons in the State of Utah.

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Voere

Voere is an Austrian gunmaker best known for its VEC-91 bolt-action rifle using caseless ammunition.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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.22 Long Rifle

The.22 Long Rifle (metric designation: 5.6×15mmR) cartridge is a long-established variety of.22 caliber rimfire ammunition, and in terms of units sold is still by far the most common ammunition in the world today.

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4 Reconnaissance Commando (South Africa)

The 4 Reconnaissance Commando is a defunct South African Special Forces unit of the South African Defence Force that was formed in July 1978, specialising in amphibious operations.

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A-180 SMG, A-180 submachine gun, A180 SMG, A180 submachine gun, Am180, American 180, American SAR 180/275.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American-180

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