Ballistic Knives: Weapons for Secret Services and Special by Wolfgang Peter-Michel PDF

By Wolfgang Peter-Michel

within the Nineteen Eighties, the 1st ballistic knives started to appear at the Western creditors industry. Their sinister characteristic: the deal with hid a powerful coil spring. After urgent a set off, the blade used to be propelled over a number of meters and hit the objective with nice strength. It was once rumoured that those knives originated within the Soviet Union as a clandestine weapon utilized by the KGB or exact devices similar to the Spetsnaz.

Due to their risky nature, ballistic knives have been banned in such a lot nations by means of the top of the Nineties. however, a German blade producer started to increase the allegedly Russian layout, as printed through the prototypes proven during this ebook.

But the place did those mysterious guns particularly originate? Who built and produced them? Who used them and over what distances are they potent? most significantly; how risky are ballistic knives? these kind of questions are investigated during this e-book and the most versions of ballistic knives are presented.

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