• RANGE DESIGN
  • MODULAR SHOOTING SOLUTIONS
  • BULLET TRAPS
  • SHOOTING STALLS
  • CEILING GUARDS
  • TARGET RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS
  • METAL FABRICATION & DESIGN
  • HVAC

Small Arms Shot & Shell; Types, Metallic Shotgun Shells, Bullet Terms, Cartridges & More

In small arms we seldom encounter shells. Although shotgun ammunition is referred to as shotgun shells, shell and shot have different connotations with artilleryman and rifleman. Shot, is a solid projectile used primarily in the armor piercing of armored targets. The only effect is kinetic energy. Shells are carriers. Mostly explosives today, but multiple projectiles…

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