Types of cartridges


Field of information wich distinguishes different types of cartridges based on size, shape, ignition type and the propellant. An example is the change in the diameter of the bullet, or caliber.

Alternative labels

calibre of bullets
variety of cartridges
categories of bullets
categories of cartridges
makes of cartridges
calibre of cartridges
brands of bullets
variety of bullets
brands of cartridges
makes of bullets

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of cartridges is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Ammunition assembler: Ammunition assemblers put together explosives and other ammunition components. They perform this work in mass production in ammunition factories. The production itself focuses on the manufacturing of cartridges or projectiles.

Optional knowledge

Types of cartridges is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022