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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Cartridge, Caliber .30 Armor-piercing Incendiary M14/ M14A1--Adopted in 1943, it could be substituted for the M2 armor-piercing round and was normally employed against flammable targets.
The white/light grey is armor-piercing incendiary and the addition of the red tip means it is a tracer as well.
* Multi-layered glass to protect against armor-piercing incendiary ammunition and high-energy fragments.
Armor-piercing incendiary rounds could penetrate the Humvees, turning the passengers into toast.
AGENT: Yes, I'm looking to see if you carry .50-caliber BMG armor-piercing incendiary.
The latter was standardized by the US Navy as the MK211, MOD 0 Armor-Piercing Incendiary cartridge.
The LW50, a technological spinout from the 25mm XM307 Advanced Crew Served Weapon program, is capable of firing all current .50-caliber ammunition in the inventory, including the standard M33 ball; the M8 armor-piercing incendiary; the M903 saboted light armor penetrator; and the MK211 multipurpose round that combines armor-piercing, explosive, and incendiary effects.
The weapon is capable of firing all of the current .50 caliber ammunition in the inventory, including the standard M33 ball round, the M8 armor-piercing incendiary, the M903 saboted light armor penetrator, and the MK211 multipurpose round that penetrates, fragments, and starts fires.