armor-piercing incendiary


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armor-piercing incendiary

[′är·mər ¦pirs·iŋ in′sen·dē‚er·ē]
(ordnance)
Armor-piercing projectile designed to set fires after piercing armor.
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The white/light grey is armor-piercing incendiary and the addition of the red tip means it is a tracer as well.
Armor-piercing incendiary rounds could penetrate the Humvees, turning the passengers into toast.
AGENT: If I got the sniper round instead of the armor-piercing incendiary, though, would it still go through ballistic glass?
The latter was standardized by the US Navy as the MK211, MOD 0 Armor-Piercing Incendiary cartridge.