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What does MV stand for?

MV stands for Muzzle Velocity

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5-centimeter railroad guns fitted with extended 21-centimeter barrel liners and were probably the first guns in service to have a muzzle velocity of 5,000 feet per second.
The ammunition, Hornady says, "delivers muzzle velocity increases of 100 to 200 feet per second from every gun.
Brenneke Green Lightning: Designed to be used in both rifled and smoothbore slug barrels, the Green Lightning Heavy Field Short Magnum delivers a 1 1/4-ounce lead projectile with a muzzle velocity of 1,476 fps and 1,606 ft/lbs of energy at 50 yards.
Upon assuming responsibilities as the fire direction officer for Battery S, Regimental Combat Team 6 at Camp Fallujah, Iraq, during Operation Iraqi Freedom, I noticed a problem in our ability to execute fire missions accurately when it came to muzzle velocity management.