If you’re looking for comprehensive information covering a large range of commercial, military and improvised ammunition, you’re in the right place!
The following publications explicitly detail such tasks as how to make homemade ammo, correct ammunition storage and handling, as well as many other ammunition related topics and skills.
The design of ammunition is determined by its purpose:
- Anti-personnel shells contain shrapnel and are designed to explode in mid-air, so its fragments will spread over a large area.
- Armor-piercing ammunition tends to be hard, sharp, and narrow, often with lubrication.
- Incendiary projectiles include a material such as white phosphorus which burns fiercely.
- Tracer ammunition emits light as it travels, allowing the gunner to see the path of bullets in flight while using a machine gun.
This section contains a huge range of information and diagrams concerning homemade ammunition and commercial ammunition for a number of weapons.
From blowgun darts to exploding shotgun ammunition to homemade tracer ammo, you will learn how a range of types of ammo for a number of applications are made. You will find diagrams of different types of bullets. Learn how ammunition is safely handled and transported from our official military manuals. Learn how to make homemade ammo and special improvised ammunition for a range of commercial and improvised weapons.
We have full plans and blueprints for homemade ammunition for shotguns, rifles, blowguns, zip guns and more.
Small-Caliber Ammunition Identification Guide, is the ultimate reference manual that will teach you all that there is to know about ammunition such as, various cartridge types, construction, and terminology. Along with detailed identification data such as, identifying military cartridges, country of manufacture, and functional bullet types. This guide will have you an ammunition's expert in no time.
Large Ammunition Data Sheets, is an easy to follow reference material that will guide you through the planning, training, familiarization and identification of artillery ammunition, including guns, howitzers, recoil-less rifles, mortars, 50mm grenade launchers, and artillery fuzes. Each of the mentioned items are supported with illustrations and descriptions together with characteristics and related data.
Conventional Ammunition Operations, details info on how artillery units manage facilities, planning, transition, storage and supply of ammunition for a war or contingency. These guidelines will be useful for anyone who wants to know more about ammunition support operations at the direct and general support levels during peacetime, mobilization, and war or contingency tactical operation (WCTO).
Expedient Homemade Shotgun Ammo, is a beginner’s guide on making shotgun ammo from scratch. Learn how 12g shells can be quickly assembled by means of just a few basic tools and apparatus without difficulty. If you think that making home-produced shotgun ammo is a hard job then this guide will prove you wrong.
This handbook provides all-inclusive information regarding Artillery, Ballistics and Ammunition. Internal, external and terminal ballistics are discussed in detail along with ballistic meteorology, accuracy & consistency of artillery fire, fire control data. Detailed info can be found on high explosives, cartridge systems, anti–tank projectiles, fuses, ammunition marking/sorting in this well illustrated handbook.
Complete Guide To Handloading, provides crisp and thorough information that can be used to enhance every handloaders knowledge. Details discussed here include, but is not limited to, various handloading problems, case inspection, case preparation, casting bullets, commercial loading tools, cleaning, ammunition, testing bullets and making muzzle loads perform. Here you will comprehensively get to know all steps and methods relating to handloading.
Ammunition Handbook precisely describes strategies, techniques, and processes that are followed by military to handle munitions. Info on tactical unit operations, planning combat, standard army ammunition systems, safety measures while supplying/storing munitions, system of dealing with captured enemy ammunition and a lot more information is covered here.