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Subject: cumulative warhead?
andyf    8/8/2006 6:16:01 AM
ive seen the term ,but what does it mean?
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Kane47    Tandem Charge   5/15/2011 1:27:37 PM
Two charges in a single round. Example: in reactive armor, the first charge takes out the reactive armor and the seond, rear, shaped charge penetrates the hull by burning through. A variant of this is used against composite (brass-ceramic mesh) in which the first "charge" is a dumbbell shaped head that shatters the composite, allowing the follow on charge to penetrate the hull. It was this type of round that caused the army to switch to a depleted uranium armor for the m-1.
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