Are armour piercing bullets illegal?


Are armour piercing bullets illegal?

Are armour piercing bullets illegal?

One type of bullet that over 20 states have outright prohibitions against are "armor piercing" bullets. These are even illegal in Texas. The states that have banned these types of bullets recognize that no "sport" hunter or marksmen needs to pierce armor.

What is an AP bullet?

AP rounds smaller than 20 mm are typically known as "armor-piercing ammunition ", and are intended for lightly-armored targets such as body armor, bulletproof glass and light armored vehicles. The classic AP shell is now seldom used in naval warfare, as modern warships have little or no armor protection,...

What is armor piercing ammunition?

Armor Piercing Ammunition refers to a projectile or projectile core which is used in a handgun. It is usually constructed from one or a combination of tungsten alloys, steel, iron, brass, bronze, beryllium copper, or depleted uranium.

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