- Ammunition, armor-piercing : Armor-piercing ammunition is by US federal definition, a projectile or projectile core which may be used in a handgun and which is constructed entirely (excluding the presence of traces of other substances) from one or a combination of tungsten alloys, steel, iron, brass, bronze, beryllium copper, or depleted uranium.

This ammunition excludes a shotgun.

-see also:
"Ammunition" is in the NAICS Code "332992"
  (Small Arms Ammunition ManufacturingBlank cartridges (i.e., 30 mm. or less, 1.18 inch or less) manufacturing)

"Ammunition" is in the UNSPSC Code "46101600"

Ref: 120911/2006-09-19

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