armour-piercing

armour-piercing

adj
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) military capable of penetrating armour plate
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armour-piercing

armor-piercing (US) [ˈɑːməˌpɪəsɪŋ] ADJ [shell] → perforante
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A sword, an axe, a spear, armour-piercing arrows, a battle knife, two shields, and two horses, one mare and one stallion' were buried alongside the Viking.
Police, firefighters and a bomb squad swooped on his house in Swindon, Wilts, and took away the shell, believed to be an 8lb armour-piercing round.
Mr Abdullah suffered the full force of the blast, which sprayed his body with armour-piercing projectiles and crushed his skull.
Valued at more than 12m, the orders require the company to supply 10,000 rounds of 30mm x 173mm armour-piercing ammunition for the Puma infantry fighting vehicle (IFV).
Armour-Piercing (AP): Barring SPGs and a few other tanks, this is the default ammo type that you can use.
The experts were able to determine that the balls fired by the crew of Henry VIII's flagship were fitted with an armour-piercing iron core.
Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the delivery of armour-piercing explosives and airborne homemade bombs to extremists has increased significantly in recent months, all with the full knowledge of top Iranian government officials.
Military officials in Baghdad and at the Pentagon blamed the mounting death toll on the growing sophistication of weapons that insurgents and Iranian-backed militia groups are using, including powerful rockets, armour-piercing grenades and jam-resistant roadside bombs suspected of coming from Iran, The Washington Post reports.
Revolutionaries said Gaddafi loyalists were using cluster bombs, which explode in the air and scatter deadly, armour-piercing explosive charges over a wide area.
The video also shows several types of different ammo: not just the airbursting frag shell, but training rounds and armour-piercing ones working on the shaped-charge principle.
Armament consists of two 30-mm 2A42 automatic cannons firing high-explosive and armour-piercing projectiles, two quadruple supersonic Ataka-T anti-armour missile launchers and two 30-mm AG-17D automatic grenade launchers housed in side-mounted armoured compartments.
75 armour-piercing roadside bombs were seized, in addition to two state-owned vehicles," he added.