exploding bullet

exploding bullet

A bullet which contains an internal charge—e.g., tetryl and phosphorus, lead azide or Pyrodex—with or without mercury additives. While exploding bullets are popular in pulp and Hollywood fiction, after John Hinckley used Devastator (exploding) bullets in his assassination attempt on President Reagan in 1981, sales of exploding bullets have been severely restricted.
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58-caliber projectiles during the war, namely the Gardiner exploding bullet, the telescoping, Shaler 3-piece bullet and the Williams scraper bullet that featured a zinc cleaning disk attached to its base.
After opening his own shop, he made whaling guns and designed an exploding bullet for them.
For instance, the freelance journalists Ahmad Talat was shot by an exploding bullet "Tutu bullet" in his leg whilst he was covering Kafr Qadoum demonstration on 2/10.
Their primary attribute was not superior accuracy but rather the efficacy of the system's exploding bullets on thick-skinned game.
In one case, an errant bullet struck a Jorge employee near his eye and exploding bullets regularly found their way into the nearby civilian community causing Afghani civilian and military neighbors to complain - Jorge ignored those complaints.
Security forces raided at dawn today the Pear square, the center of protests in the Bahraini capital Manama, and used all means of force, including exploding bullets, to disperse the protestors and to seize of the square.
They found drugs, guns, Taser weapons, exploding bullets and pounds 50,000 cash.
ALONGSIDE his carrots and cabbages, allotment holder Stephen Rutter concealed a deadly cache of ammunition - including "highly dangerous" exploding bullets used by the military.
THREE dead foxes dumped at a supermarket in plastic bags had been shot with exploding bullets.
The killer starts to put his painstaking plans into action, creating a new identity, establishing his alibi and commissioning a custom-made weapon with exploding bullets, while out-foxing the French police at every turn.
A VALLEYS drug dealer who loved guns with exploding bullets and boasted about his gangster mates has begun a long stretch behind bars.
Other materials supplied by the Kidderminster plant for Die Another Day included the machine gun magazines mounted on the Jaguar car, special exploding bullets and crystal-clear rubber ashtrays.