rifle (rifled bore)
Portable firearm that shoots a single bullet: the grooved inside of the barrel imparts a spinning motion to the bullet that increases the accuracy of its trajectory.
Tubular part that guides the trajectory of the projectile.
Opening through which the projectile leaves the barrel.
Metal aiming device attached to the front of the barrel.
Metal piece covering and protecting the trigger.
Device that releases the breechblock to load cartridges into the chamber and eject the spent cases from it.
Metal, rubber or plastic covering attached to the end of the stock to reinforce and protect it.
Device that is pressed to fire the weapon.
Articulated graduated aiming device attached to the back of the barrel; the rear sight is lined up with the front sight when aiming.
The bottom part of the gun that is used to hold and aim it.
Part used to grasp and aim the firearm.
Part that triggers the shot by striking the firing pin, which in turn strikes the cartridge primer causing the powder charge to explode.
Movable part that closes the chamber where the cartridges are loaded.
Optical instrument mounted on a rifle or a measuring device to increase accuracy.