Shaped-Charge Ammunition

Shaped-Charge Ammunition

 

artillery shells, mines, grenades, aerial bombs, missile warheads, and engineering ammunition with shaped charges. The ammunition has high penetrating capability and is used primarily against armored targets.

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The 1940 battles made it clear that the day of the anti-tank rifle was ending due to the increasing thickness of tank armor, leading to the development of anti-tank rocket launchers utilizing shaped-charge ammunition, such as the man-portable recoilless anti-tank rocket launchers (called a "Bazooka" or "Stovepipe" by U.S.