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recoilless rifle click to hear : recoilless rifle

Portable weapon that functions by balancing thrust; to prevent recoil, a projectile and a gas jet are projected in opposite directions.
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cocking lever front grip trigger venturi venturi fastening lever firing mechanism shoulder rest barrel antitank rocket

cocking lever click to hear : cocking lever

Device used to cock the weapon.

front grip click to hear : front grip

Handle used to grip the front of the rifle and aim it.

trigger click to hear : trigger

Device that is pressed to fire the weapon.

venturi click to hear : venturi

Exhaust tube for gases released by the explosion; the forward thrust generated by these gases offsets the rear thrust of the explosion.

venturi fastening lever click to hear : venturi fastening lever

Device that attaches the venturi to the barrel.

firing mechanism click to hear : firing mechanism

Mechanism that fires the projectile.

shoulder rest click to hear : shoulder rest

Part that holds the rifle against the shooter’s shoulder.

barrel click to hear : barrel

Cylindrical tube used to fire projectiles.

antitank rocket click to hear : antitank rocket

Bursting charge for destroying armored vehicles.