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armor-piercing shot and shell

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  1. must withstand the shock of punching through armor plating

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 2, 2008
  2. From the 1860s to 1950s, a major application of armor-piercing projectiles was to defeat the thick armor carried on many warships

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  3. From the 1920s onwards, armor-piercing weapons were required for anti-tank missions

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  4. a type of ammunition designed to penetrate armor

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  5. Shells designed for this purpose have a greatly strengthened case with a specially hardened and shaped nose, and a much smaller bursting charge

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