The first primitive firearms originate in 10th-century China. When bamboo tubes containing gunpowder and pellet projectiles. They mount on spears to make the portable fire lance. Operable by a single person, which was later use to good effect in the Siege of De’an in 1132. Buy Handguns Machine-guns Firearms
In the 13th century, the Chinese invented the metal-barreled hand cannon, widely considered[by whom?] the true ancestor of all firearms. The technology gradually spread throughout the rest of East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Older firearms typically used black powder as a propellant, but modern firearms use smokeless powder or other propellants. Most modern firearms (with the notable exception of smoothbore shotguns) have rifled barrels to impart spin to the projectile for improved flight stability.