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Composite armour
also called Composite armor and has one more synonym

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  1. a type of vehicle armour consisting of layers of different material such as metals, plastics, ceramics or air

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  2. The French Leclerc, Japanese Type 90 tank, Chinese Type 96/98 and Type 99 tanks, use modular composite armor

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  3. Most composite armour are lighter than their all-metal equivalent, but instead occupy a larger volume for the same resistance to penetration

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  4. possible to design composite armour stronger, lighter and less voluminous than traditional armour, but the cost is often prohibitively high, restricting its use to especially vulnerable parts of a vehicle

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  5. Its primary purpose is to help defeat high explosive anti-tank (HEAT) rounds

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