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Armour-piercing discarding sabot

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  1. a type of kinetic energy projectile fired from a gun to attack armoured targets

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 14, 2009
  2. rounds were commonly used in large calibre tank guns, but have now been superseded by APFSDS projectiles

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  3. The sequence upon impact of the APDS projectile, for example the 120 mm L11 fired L15 APDS (muzzle velocity 1370 m/s), goes as follows

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  4. rounds are commonly used in small or medium calibre weapon systems, although APFSDS projectiles are now the preferred option for heavily armoured targets

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  5. For a given calibre, this type of ammunition can effectively double the armour penetration of a gun, compared to those firing AP, APC or APCBC projectiles

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