Ranged weapon

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Long-range weapons (ranged weapons) are weapons that are brought into effect without direct physical contact with the opponent (in the distance). The active body is usually referred to as a projectile .

A technical classification is based on the propulsion of the weapons:

See also


  • Nikos Vutiropulos: Long-range weapons in Southeast Europe. Neolithic to early Bronze Age. Verlag Marie Leidor, Buch am Erlbach 1991, ISBN 3-924734-22-4 ( International Archeology 4), (At the same time: Tübingen, Univ., Diss.), [1] .