Piece of ammunition made up of a single projectile (bullet), an explosive charge (propellant) and a primer, all packed inside a case.
Metal base of the case that contains the primer.
Rifle projectile; it separates from its case as it is driven in a straight line by a high-speed explosion.
Tip of the bullet; the nose determines how the bullet will penetrate the target upon impact.
Metal coating that protects the bullet as it moves along the barrel of the firearm.
Explosive substance used to drive the projectile.
Metal part filled with a chemical detonating substance that ignites the propellant.
Cylindrical cover that contains the cartridge’s explosive charge and projectile.
Central part of the bullet; it is made of lead.