Vocab: Munitions

Vocab: Munitions (Bullets, Bombs, Shells, and Missiles)

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Artillery/Mortar Rounds (榴炮弹/迫击炮弹), Basic Types:

榴弹 [榴彈] - shell; round (generic term); exploding shell; howitzer round
杀伤弹 [殺傷彈] - ‘wounding’ round; (HE or APERS)
高爆弹 [高爆彈] - High Explosive (HE) round
反步兵散弹 [反步兵散彈] - Anti-personnel round (APERS)
烟幕弹 [煙幕彈] - smoke (smokescreen) round / shell (Also 发烟弹)
照明弹 [照明彈] - flare round, illumination round (“illum’ round”)
宣传弹 [宣傳單] - leaflet round; propaganda round (also: 砲宣彈)
训练弹 [訓練彈] - training round; inert round; dummy round

Advanced Artillery Rounds:

火箭增程弹 [火箭增程彈] - rocket assisted projectile (RAP)
制导炮弹 [制導砲彈] - guided round
遥感炮弹 - remote sensing round; self-guided round (fire and forget, “发射后不用管”)
集束弹药 [集束彈藥] - cluster munition
干扰炮弹 - jamming/interfering round

Tank Rounds (坦克炮弹):

穿甲弹 - Armor piercing round (AP):
脱壳穿甲弹 - APDS, Armor Piercing Discarding Sabot
曳光尾翼稳定脱壳穿甲弹 - APFSDS-T, Armor Piercing Fin Stabilized Discarding Sabot with Tracer
超速穿甲弹 - APSV, Armor Piercing Super-Velocity
高速穿甲彈 - HVAP, High Velocity Armor Piercing

破甲弹 - Armor penetrating round (a.k.a. High Explosive Anti-Tank (HEAT))
反戰車高爆彈, 高爆反坦克彈 - HEAT (alternate translations, Taiwan usage)
碎甲弹 - Armor fragmenting round (HEP, HESH), (bunker buster, anti-materiel, anti-truck, etc.)
塑性榴弹 - High Explosive, Plastic (HEP)
黏著榴彈 - High Explosive Squash Head (HESH)

反步兵散弹 / 反人员弹 - Anti-personnel (APERS) round

炮射导弹 - Tube launched guided missile

Other Munitions:

子弹 - round; bullet; shell
枪弹 - rifle round; bullet
炮弹 - artillery shell
手榴弹 - hand grenade
枪榴弹 - rifle launched grande
火箭筒 - rocket propelled grande (RPG)
火箭弹 - rocket
导弹 - missile (Taiwan usage - 飛彈)
航空炸弹 - bomb (aviation delivered)
鱼雷 - torpedo
水雷 - sea mine
地雷 - land mine
爆破筒 - Bangalore (exploding tube, used to detonate land mines)

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