armor-piercing bullet

armor-piercing bullet

[′är·mər ¦pirs·iŋ ′bu̇l·ət]
(ordnance)
A bullet having a hard metal core, a soft metal envelope, and a jacket; when the bullet strikes armor, the envelope and jacket are stopped, but the armor-piercing core continues forward and penetrates the armor.
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The National Institute of Justice standard defines ballistic resistance of body armor, and a Level 4--the highest rating--indicates that the armor can withstand an armor-piercing bullet shot up to 2,880 feet per second.
Democrats in Congress demonstrated their inability to learn from past gun control stances, by introducing two different bans on ammunition, one of which applied to "All forms of armor-piercing ammunition that can be used in handguns, even if the ammunition is also popular with hunters...." The sponsor argued that "You don't have to use an armor-piercing bullet in a hunting rifle.
His ammunition will have a higher velocity and his standard round will be a match-grade, armor-piercing bullet. Such a bullet gives up nothing to the current match-type sniper bullet but has much improved performance against thin-skinned vehicles, objects like fuel tanks, radar dish communications equipment, light armor and moderate cover.
Aelker said: "And while a 500 pound exoskeleton can stop the penetration of a 7.62 mm armor-piercing bullet, that same armor cannot protect the soldier from a rocket propelled grenade, larger caliber munition or improvised explosive devices.
The services to be provided are supply of cartridges 12.7 x 99 mm armor-piercing bullet and the elements necessary for their qualification.
Some armor is even marked to protect wearers from armor-piercing bullets used by law enforcement officers.
"The mayor has been clear to her point that letting any individual pay $1,000 to walk out of jail the day after being arrested for possession of weapons of war and armor-piercing bullets is not only grossly unacceptable but represents a dangerous precedent that gun offenders won't be held accountable by the criminal justice system," the emailed statement issued by the mayor's office said.
Police also seized 1 metal ammunition cans filled with ammunition, 50 large-capacity magazines, armor-piercing bullets and an assortment of illegal knives.
Summary: Washington DC [United States] Feb 3 (ANI): An Arizona man, who sold ammunition to the gunman who carried out October's Las Vegas massacre, has been arrested on the charges of manufacturing armor-piercing bullets.
Without reviewing every sentence and paragraph, I offer the example in which he wrote about using armor-piercing bullets and a rifle to hunt water fowl.
Widi a 9mm Beretta stuck in his belt and a clip containing armor-piercing bullets made by his brodier Hagai, he traveled to demonstrations and showed up at Rabin events, trolling for an opportunity.

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