An '''armor-piercing, fin-stabilized, discarding sabot (APFSDS)''' projectile, fired from a 120mm gun, is the primary [[anti-tank
...like an arrow, the rod has fins for stabilization, rather than being spin-stabilized as are most artillery shells and small arms.
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...as stabilizing fins; the "dart" is much thinner than the gun barrel, and a sabot, or collar that falls away as the round leaves the barrel, allows great pre
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...ased on [[Special:WhatLinksHere/Armor-piercing, fin-stabilized, discarding-sabot]]. Needs checking by a human.
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#REDIRECT [[Armor-piercing, fin-stabilized, discarding-sabot]]
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...fferent tanks have more or less capability against targets other than tank armor. Some tank guns also can fire missiles through the barrel. [[Railgun]] elec
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...nition for artillery, and still has a role in certain applications against armor.
...tain modern ammunition types. [[Armor-piercing, fin-stabilized, discarding-sabot]] solid projectiles are the main round fired by [[tank gun]]s of production
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While the definitions have evolved since the invention of gunpowder weapons, '''cannon''' a
...e. While most modern cannon are rifled, some hypervelocity weapons use fin-stabilized projectiles in smoothbore barrels.
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...le)]] series is an intermediate between the Abrams and Bradley, and lighly armored [[High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle|HMMWVs]], to operate in urba
*M1A1: 120mm M256 main gun, upgrades in armor, and in chemical, biological and radiological protection
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...e able to support infantry but not fight other armored vehicles. A lightly armored and maneuverable version may not be able to take hits from even light ant
...ing vehicle)|BMP]]) usually has tracks but could have wheels, has lighter armor, and, while it may carry missiles that can kill a tank, cannot expect to su
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