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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50-caliber machine gun using armor-piercing incendiary ammunition would make this weapon system even more versatile, as it provides a direct fire capability that is effective against personnel, buildings, light field fortifications, thin-skinned vehicles, and helicopters.