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An armor-piercing shell, AP for short, is a type of ammunition designed to penetrate armor.
A breech-loading gun is a firearm in which the cartridge or shell is inserted or loaded into a chamber integral to the rear portion of a barrel.
The Bundeswehr (Federal Defence) is the unified armed forces of Germany and their civil administration and procurement authorities.
In artillery, caliber or calibredifference in British English and American English spelling is the internal diameter of a gun barrel, or by extension a relative measure of the length.
Defensively equipped merchant ship (DEMS) was an Admiralty Trade Division program established in June 1939, to arm 5,500 British merchant ships with an adequate defence against enemy submarines and aircraft.
An explosive material, also called an explosive, is a reactive substance that contains a great amount of potential energy that can produce an explosion if released suddenly, usually accompanied by the production of light, heat, sound, and pressure.
In military munitions, a fuze (sometimes fuse) is the part of the device that initiates function.
The Kriegsmarine (literally "War Navy") was the navy of Germany from 1935 to 1945.
Muzzle velocity is the speed of a projectile at the moment it leaves the muzzle of a gun.
Naval artillery is artillery mounted on a warship, originally used only for naval warfare, later also for naval gunfire support against targets on land, and for anti-aircraft use.
The Romanian Navy (Forțele Navale Române) is the navy branch of the Romanian Armed Forces; it operates in the Black Sea and on the Danube.
Type VII U-boats were the most common type of German World War II U-boat.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The 8.8 cm SK C/30SK - Schnelladekanone (quick loading cannon); C - Construktionsjahr (year of design) was a German naval gun that was used in World War II.