Specifically, if the sniper could shoot directly down the barrel of a tank which has a round loaded in its breech, could the sniper's round detonate the tank round? No, it would not detonate the tank round. First of all, many tank rounds don't contain HE.... read more ›
While the tank is blinded, anti-tank teams can move in. By far the ways snipers have killed tanks is with a dedicated anti-tank rifle. This is a very large, very heavy rifle designed to penetrate about thin armor at 100 to 300 meters. Anti-tank rifles were developed between WWI and WWII.... read more ›
The Mauser 1918 T-Gewehr large-calibre (13.2 mm) rifle was capable of penetrating the armour of the newer generations of tanks and allowed a chance at stopping them. The high recoil of the rifle was very hard on the firer, sometimes breaking the collar bone or dislocating the shoulder.... view details ›
Probably nothing. The barrel has been designed to resist fire. The AP round in the barrel will not take a lot of damage from the bullet. Since the AP round needs to be fired for it to be armed, the bullet will not set it off.... continue reading ›
Developments in tank armor soon made tanks generally impervious to 50 caliber rounds,39 but according to the Marine Corps and other authorities, the 50 caliber can still blast through more lightly armored vehicles, such as armored personnel carriers, and thus clearly through armored limousines.... view details ›
PSA: You can blind Tanks by breaking their 3 optical components, forcing them to attack your last known location for safer kills.... see more ›
|Bullet diameter||0.950 in (24.1 mm)|
|Case length||2.75 in (70 mm)|
|Bullet mass/type Velocity Energy 3,600 gr (233 g) 2,200 ft/s (670 m/s) 38,685 ft⋅lbf (52,450 J)|
Anti-tank obstacles include, but are not limited to: The Czech hedgehog and Dragon's teeth are the most famous types of World War II anti-tank obstacles. Anti-tank trenches were used on the western front during World War I. Anti-tank mines are the most common anti-tank obstacles.... continue reading ›
Since the end of the Cold War in 1992, the only major new threats to tanks and other armored vehicles have been remotely detonated improvised explosive devices (IEDs) used in asymmetric warfare and weapon systems like the RPG-29 and FGM-148 Javelin, which can defeat reactive armor or shell armor.... see more ›
Can 30mm Bullets Destroy Modern Tanks? - YouTube... read more ›
AT grenades are unable to penetrate the armor of modern tanks, but may still damage lighter vehicles.... continue reading ›
The interior of a tank is a very cramped working environment. And loading heavy tank rounds is a tiring processes. Elevating the gun barrel after firing a shell likewise lowers the breach of the gun making it easier, a bit quicker and less fatiguing to reload the gun.... continue reading ›
1. NLAW stops tanks dead in their tracks. Weighing just 12.5 kilograms, NLAW is a portable, shoulder-launched system that can be used by a single operator. Its armour-piercing warhead can destroy a heavily protected modern battle tank with one shot, and the system is effective at ranges between 20 and 800 metres.... read more ›
SILVER BULLET made from depleted uranium can pierce even the heaviest armor. Uranium shells burn away at the edges upon impact¿a "self-sharpening" that helps them bore into armor. Used as ammunition, it penetrates the thick steel encasing enemy tanks; used as armor, it protects troops against attack.... read more ›
Until the 1960s, tank armour consisted of homogeneous steel plates or castings. The thickness of this armour varied from 8 mm on early tanks to 250 mm at the front of the German Jagdtiger of 1945. After World War II, opinions differed about the value of armour protection.... see more ›
The third and fourth protection level of car armor is able to withstand bullets from handguns and sporting rifles. Level 5 is a whole different story, as it can deflect bullets coming from assault rifles. The most popular category of car armor today is level 6, which can stop armor-piercing rounds.... view details ›
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"You could use a high explosive squash head, which flattens out like a pancake when it hits. It then detonates and sends a shock wave through the armour which causes the inside to 'scab' and fly about inside." A recoilless rifle or anti-tank guided missile might also do the trick.... see more ›
Laser weapons, which are still largely under development, are too large to fit in tanks and kill other tanks.... continue reading ›
DIY Water TANK Hunting Blind: How to Make a Simple, Cheap & Durable ...... continue reading ›
- The recoil of a T-Rex is no joke. ...
- Measuring up the .600 Nitro Express. ...
- A close look at the .460 Weatherby. ...
- The .475 A&M Magnum kicks with more than 100 foot-pounds of recoil. ...
- The .700 Holland and Holland produces 160 foot-pounds of recoil force. ...
- The .50 BMG (far left) dwarfs other ammo.
It is important to note that Javelins are the most capable and best known of the anti-tank weapon systems but not the most numerous.... see more ›
In 1945, during the failed Operation Nordwind offensive, a bazooka team managed the unlikely achievement of destroying a Jagdtiger heavy tank destroyer, the most heavily armored fighting vehicle in World War Two.... see more ›
Any penetrating hit in the turret or hull can set off the ammunition, with a result sometimes describes as Jack-in-the-box effect: the force of the blast from the ammo tears the tank apart from inside, often detaching the turret with such force that it is thrown clear.... see more ›
Shoot at it
"You could use a high explosive squash head, which flattens out like a pancake when it hits. It then detonates and sends a shock wave through the armour which causes the inside to 'scab' and fly about inside." A recoilless rifle or anti-tank guided missile might also do the trick.... see details ›
Disable a tank by damaging the engine is one of the seasonal challenges in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 2. You can clear this challenge quickly by finding tank locations before an enemy player or IO Guard gets in one.... see more ›
The 0.23-to-0.47-inch (5.8 to 11.9 mm) thick armor generally prevented penetration by small arms fire and shell fragments. However, even a near miss from field artillery or an impact from a mortar HE round could easily disable or destroy the tank: if the fuel tank was ruptured, it could incinerate the tank's crew.... see more ›
An anti-materiel rifle (AMR) is a rifle designed for use against military equipment, structures, and other hardware (materiel).... see details ›