ballistic cap

noun

Definition of ballistic cap

: a hollow metal cap placed over an armor-piercing cap to continue the ogival curve of the head of the projectile and reduce the resistance to the air

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“Ballistic cap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ballistic%20cap. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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