subcaliber ammunition

subcaliber ammunition

[¦səb′kal·ə·bər ‚am·yə′nish·ən]
(ordnance)
Ammunition used with a gun or launching tube, usually in practice firing, of a caliber smaller than the standard.
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Table III is a newly designed table in BFV gunnery in which subcaliber ammunition is replaced with 7.