shaped charge


noun Military.

a warhead having a concave, hollow end and operating on the Munroe effect. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • A rocket-driven missile carrying a shaped-charge warhead weighing several hundred pounds might have done almost as much damage.

    Hanging by a Thread

    Gordon Randall Garrett