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Except at close range , firing by night or in fog was impracticable and shooting at
moving targets at long range very difficult . The position is quite different today .
Modern science and technology not only offer a variety of methods of range ...
There are three main methods the leading powers . Gone too are the
cumbersome heavy of guidance . Wire control is used for short - range surface-
Techguns and howitzers that took days to move a few miles to - surface weapons
within sight ...
Killing power and range . Some of the factors in effective killing power of rifles
apply to shotguns as well . The weight of projectiles hitting a target determines
effectiveness . To some extent , velocity at the time the game is struck also plays
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