5 responses

  1. Sheldon
    July 4, 2013

    Just noting that per your definition of “gun” (firing directly) mortars and howitzers aren’t actually guns. They are artillery pieces which fire indirectly. Their projectiles fly in a high ballistic arc allowing them to engage targets outside their line of sight (over hills).


  2. Sheldon
    July 4, 2013

    Mortars fire in a very high parabolic arc at relitively short range. Howitzers fire at a lower but still indirect arc giving them very long range. Neither of these artillery pieces fire directly. An artillery piece which does is by definition a cannon.


    • Sathisha y s
      February 2, 2017

      In rifle barrel can not be changed if barrel becomes unserviceble rifle becomes unserviceble and rifle is subjected to conidemnation where as in gun barrel can be changed if barrel becomes unserviceble gun doesn’t become unserviceble and gun can be used


  3. Collins Maboshe
    November 7, 2015

    I need the difference between a gun and a rifle,also the difference between grooves and riflings .


  4. Marwat
    September 30, 2018

    Guns are designed to engage an area target while rifle is used to engage pin point target.Both are low trajectory firearms with groves.


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