Containing detailed information on more than 700 makes of ammunition from 130 manufacturers around the world, this handbook enables the user to track down almost every piece of ammunition in the world, including small arms cartridges, naval shells and rockets; identify captured munitions; check vital data on specifications; and find alternative suppliers for important ammunition contracts. Each entry traces the development history, describes the main characteristics, provides essential data such as dimensions, velocity and fuses, and identifies the different manufacturers. Almost 800 photographs assist with accurate identification, and a section shows recognition characteristics of small arms cartridges (up to 30mm calibre). More than 250 colour illustrations of headstamps for the identification of new items by their colour codes. The information contained in this guide is also available by EIS and on CD-ROM.
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Book Description Jane's Information Group Ltd, Surrey, 1996. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Fifth Edition. 17pp + 592pp, indexes (3), illustrations, adverts. Green boards, gilt/black titling and decoration, page marker (creased), minor edge marks, overall a VG tight copy. Very heavy book, packed weight approx 2.5kg, extra shipping required. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 017018