Ballistite


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Synonyms for Ballistite

an explosive (trade name Ballistite) that burns with relatively little smoke

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Ballistite was the first commercially viable "double-base" powder and was produced in 1889 at the Nobel factory in Ardeer, Scotland.
Two variants, the Polish PMK-DGN-60 and Yugoslavian M70B1/AB2 have gas cutoffs to permit firing rifle grenades with ballistite (blank) cartridges.
Two variants, the Polish PMK-DGN-60 and Yugoslav M70B1/AB2 have gas cutoffs to permit firing rifle grenades with ballistite (blank) cartridges.
The barrel's integral grenade launching rings were designed for use with Swiss rifle grenades, fired by means of a ballistite (blank) cartridge, that were common at the time.
It fired a cylindrical bomb without stabilizing fins and with a 12-gauge shorshell at the rear filled with Ballistite.