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The che dian chong (simplified Chinese: 掣电铳; traditional Chinese: 掣電銃; literally: "lightning quick firearm") is a breech-loading, cartridge using musket invented by Zhao Shi-zhen (趙士禎) during the Ming dynasty.[1]

The che dian chong.

Musketeer firing a che dian chong.

References[]

  1. Zhao Shi-zhen(趙士禎).Shén qì p(神器譜).1598.

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