kinetic energy ammunition

kinetic energy ammunition

[kə′ned·ik ¦en·ər·jē ‚am·yə′nish·ən]
(ordnance)
Ammunition designed to inflict damage to fortifications, armored vehicles, or ships by reason of the kinetic energy of the missile upon impact; the damage may consist of shattering, spalling, or piercing; the missile may be solid, or may contain an explosive charge, intended to function after penetration.
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Dynamit Nobel AG, FRG, will support the development of the kinetic energy ammunition.
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