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APApplied Physics
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APAcademic Press
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APAccelerator Pedal (automotive technology)
APArmor-Piercing
APActive Participation (teaching style; also policy framework)
APAssistant to the President (LDS Mission)
APArlington Park (race track; Arlington Heights, IL)
APAsphalt
APApple Pie
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APAbsolute Power (movie)
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APAtmospheric Pressure
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APAutopilot
APAmapá (Brazilian state)
APAdrian Peterson (football player)
APAudience Participation
APArbeiderpartiet
APAccess Provider
APArray Processor
APApplication Processor
APAcute Pain
APaverage power (US DoD)
APAcid Phosphatase
APAccounting Period (USPS)
APArtist's Proof (multiple arts proof type)
APAnterior Posterior (radiology)
APAdvance Payment
APApparent Power
APAtelier Protégé (French: Sheltered Workshop)
APApurinic
APApyrimidinic
APAcademic Psychiatry (journal)
APApothecaries' (possessive)
APAcquisition Plan
APApplication Profile (OSI)
APAdditional Premium
APAssociate Program (US Army)
APAccess Panel
APAttitude Problem
APAvrupa Parlamentosu (Turkish: European Parliament)
APAuthorized Person
aPAcellular Pertussis
APAssociate Partner
APAdministration Pénitentiaire (French: Prison Administration)
APAstral Projection
APAssistance Payments
APAuxiliary Police
APArithmetic Progression
APAssistant Producer
APAnomalous Propagation
APAthletes' Performance (est. 1999)
APAcademic Pressure
APAsian Pride
APAbility Points (roleplaying games)
APAcción Popular (Popular Action, Peru)
APAdvance Party
APAscoli Piceno, Marche (Italian province)
APAtypical Pneumonia
APApplications Process(es)
APAcademic Proficiency
APAcupuncture Physician
APApelação (Appeal; Brazil)
APAs Purchased (ingredients weight for baking or cooking)
APAssigned Personnel
APAcidification Potential (environmental science)
APAstropulse (computing)
APAcetone Peroxide (explosive)
APAuthentication Proxy
APAttack Points (gaming)
APAppeal Panel
APAccess Proxy
APApproved Permit
APArmor Penetrating
APApplications Programmer (Tandem)
APAccessory Pathway
APAdjective Phrase
APAccredited Person
APAdjunct Processor
APAccounting Point
APApproving Official
APAdvanced Prediction
APAdvance Procurement
APAssumed Position
APAdaptation Period
APActivation Product
APAccess Permit
APAutomation Production
APAccession Partnership (European Union)
APAppropriate Projects (Water Charity)
APAdductor Pollicis
APAunt Pat (band)
APAttached Processor
APAsset Position
APArunachal Pradesh, India
APGeomagnetic Activity Index
APAccumulation Period
APAccredited Personnel
APAvian Pox
APAdlerian Psychology (Alfred Adler)
APAvailability Planning
APAcoustic Processor
APAuxiliary Pump
APArithmetic Processor
APAgouti Protein
APAttribute Point(s)
APAbdominal Perineal
APArmenian Power (gang)
APAdapter Panel
APActivity Package
APAssociative Processor
APActive Patriot
APArtificial Pneumothorax (medical)
APActinic Prurigo (skin disease)
APAutomatic Pagination
APApplication Partition (Cisco)
APAppearance Potential
apAnnée Passé (French: last year)
APAdministration des Pensions (French: Pensions Administration; Belgium)
APAmmunition Point
APAutobusni Promet (Croatian: Shareholding for Transport of Passengers)
APAryan Pride
APAssociated Processor
APAssociazione Polisportiva (Italian: Sports Association)
APAmtliche Prüfungsnummer (German: Official Test Number; wine)
APAttached Payload
APAttaching Part
APAuthor's Proof
APAssoprovider (Italian ISP association)
APAdjustment Pending
APAdd Packed (IBM)
APAnalysis Propagation
APAdministrative Processor
APArmada Portuguesa (Portuguese Navy)
APApplied Photochemistry
APAutomatska Puška (Croatian: automatic rifle)
APAttitude Planning
APAuto Prévention
APAthens Process (former SEEERF)
APAcademy of Peridontology
APAdvocacy Poll
APArgument Programming
APAviation Proponency (US Army)
APAlpha-2-Antiplasmin Activity
APAmpere Plug
APArapahoe Philharmonic (Littleton, CO)
APAccess Permittee (TV and radio broadcasting)
APAveling Park
APArmies in the Pacific (used with APO/FPO)
APAttorney's Preference
APArithemetic Progression
APAdvisory Panel on Administration
APDaily Planetary Amplitude
APAssessment of Power Coefficient
APArithmetic/Associative Processor
apAnte Parandum (Latin: Before Dinner)
APAmphibian Press (FFFBI)
APAided Pilotage
APAlarm Processor (AT&T)
APAdvanced Procurement
APAged Parent
APAndhra Pradesh (India)
APAnswer Print
APAntennas and Propagation (IEEE)
APAntipersonnel
APAllied Publication
APAlternative Press (magazine)
APAmapa (Brazil)
APAmerican Plan
APAmmonium Perchlorate
APAir Publication
APAmateur Photographer (UK Magazine)
APAperture Priority (camera)
APApostle
APAffirmative Procurement
APAnalytical Psychology (Carl Jung)
APAirplane
APAirport Plaza (Crystal City, Arlington, VA)
APAngina Pectoris
APAlternative Pipe
APAnnual Plan
APAmount of Precipitation
APAlianza Popular (Spanish political party)
APAnthropod
APAnother Place (gaming forum)
APAffleck's Palace
APAerial Platform
APAnatomy and Physiology
APAll Purpose (RealTree camoflauge)
APAnalysis Paralysis (gaming)
APAir Pollution
APAnte Partum (Latin: Before Birth)
APAlien Patrol (gaming)
APAdvancement Project
APAlki Point (Washington)
APAnimal Planet (television network)
APAfter Peak
APApartment
APAir Pump
APAdvanced Program
APanonymous platform (computing)
APAnimal Protein
APAnnualized Premium
APAntarctic Press (comic book publisher)
APAmerican Pie (movie)
APAussie Pwnage (gaming clan)
APAlan Parsons (musician)
APAmerican Psycho (movie)
APAnatomic Pathology
APAdvanced Purchase
APAllied Perils (insurance)
ApAmpicillin
APAmerica's Promise (Alliance for Youth)
APAggregation Point
APAgrarian Party
APAir Police
APAlpha Phi (El Camino College Chapter of Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society)
APAnteroposterior
APAnti-Proton (TV show Andromeda)
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Democrats in Congress demonstrated their inability to learn from past gun control stances, by introducing two different bans on ammunition, one of which applied to "All forms of armor-piercing ammunition that can be used in handguns, even if the ammunition is also popular with hunters.
Dive bombers sacrificed range for a heavier load of ordnance during a planned attack, carrying a 1,000 pound armor-piercing bomb.
The 105 mm is capable of firing four types of rounds: SABOT, a depleted-uranium armor-piercing round; HEAT, high-explosive anti-tank; HEP, high-explosive plastic; and a canister round.
Depleted uranium shells are used against tanks and other military hardware targets for their armor-piercing ability.
But because the American tank was equipped with armor-piercing shells made from depleted uranium (DU, a waste product of the process that produces enriched uranium for use in atomic weapons and nuclear power plants), it was able to destroy all three of its attackers.
NATO's use of ammunition containing armor-piercing depleted uranium has triggered a fear that this has caused serious illness in soldiers who served in the Balkans.
The MSDF confirmed Friday that the cylindrical object was an armor-piercing shell used by the Japanese military during World War II, the officials said.
Carpenter's initial order was for tool steel, and his expertise in creating these ultra-hard metals later brought a call for the armor-piercing rounds that proved critical in the Spanish-American War.
In the ATF's words, since passage of the nation's current laws covering armor-piercing bullets, ".
Ceramic armor is effective against armor-piercing ammunition, but the material is expensive, brittle, and may not perform well in a multiple-hit situation.
It was also instrumental in influencing the manufacture and sale of armor-piercing ammunition, better known as "cop killer bullets.
In 1986, Congress banned certain types of armor-piercing "cop-killer' bullets.
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