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Ukraine Developed Advanced EFP-S Armor-Piercing Ammunition for FPV Drones

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Ukrainian EFP-S armor-piercing ammunition for FPV drones
Ukrainian EFP-S armor-piercing ammunition for FPV drones

The EFP-S ammunition warhead has a "platter charge," a powerful behind-armor effect, and a long range

Ukraine has developed cutting-edge EFP-S armor-piercing ammunition specifically designed for FPV drones. The product, detailed in a document accessible on the Territorial Defense Forces website, is a part of the Shock Wave Dynamics (SWD) family of munitions.

Ukrainian EFP-S armor-piercing ammunition for FPV drones, Defense Express
Ukrainian EFP-S armor-piercing ammunition for FPV drones

It is engineered for use against lightly armored vehicles, including self-propelled guns, IFVs, and Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs), fortified with slat armor and anti-drone defenses.

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Ukrainian EFP-S armor-piercing ammunition for FPV drones, Defense Express
Ukrainian EFP-S armor-piercing ammunition for FPV drones

The document highlights the EFP-S ammunition's armor penetration capacity of 25 mm, with a damage range spanning from 1.5m to 50m. The striking element weighs 165g, attaining a velocity of 1800 m/s.

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