hollow charge


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hollow charge

A shaped charge producing a deep cylindrical hole of relatively small diameter in the direction of its axis of rotation.
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Today [Monday], Russian Su-34 fighter-bombers have made their first sortie equipped not only with high explosive aviation bombs and hollow charge bombs, but also with short- and medium-range air-to-air missiles," said Igor Klimov, aAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA spokesman for the Russian Air Force,AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA a to (https://www.
What is more certain, however, is that the detonation of a hollow charge against an armour plate will definitely generate a consistent dispersion of debris outside the vehicle as well, especially when ceramic armour is involved.
The hollow charge is a specialized military explosive where the charge has been hollowed out in a conical shape and lined with sheet metal.
And more is to come, like cutting up a 61-centimetre diameter hole in a concrete wall by using a ring-shaped hollow charge.
For example, Ruag has managed to develop an asymmetrical hollow charge that allows the impact of the downwards-fired dart to remain over the same single spot on the attacked armour in spite of the forward movement of the horizontally moving warhead.
To make a hole in a thick piece of concrete with a hollow charge is one thing, but to entirely disable what might be on the other side is another.
The Wasp weighs only three kilos and has one 58 mm diameter hollow charge warhead able to defeat 300 mm of ERA-protected armour and is suitable against moving targets at a maximum range of 300 metres.