This draws out the firing-pin and gets everything ready for the TNT to explode as soon as the firing-pin is struck.
He took it from her and pointed out where it had been dented by the firing-pin.
To the horror of his comrades, he threw the firing-pin and put the live bomb in his pocket!
Such as are used in fixed ammunition and go off by the snap of the firing-pin.
But her hurried explanation drove the firing-pin of intelligence.
At the nose of the torpedo is a firing-pin, with which the war-head is exploded.
Yes, sir; it shows just a portion of the primer, and a very small portion of the firing-pin impression.
When the projectile strikes, the plunger drives the firing-pin into the friction composition.
It is indented—since it is missing from the firing pin, it will show as a flattened area in the firing-pin impression.
I again took two photographs, one of the breech-face or bolt-face marks, and one of the firing-pin marks.