Journal of Ceramics / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Alumina-Based Ceramics for Armor Application: Mechanical Characterization and Ballistic Testing

Table 3

Standard STANAG 4569 test parameters for armored vehicles at different levels of ballistic protection.

Level of ballistic protectionThreatAmmunition typeTest distance (m)Projectile velocity (±15 m/s)

IRifle7.62 × 51 NATO Ball (Ball M80)30833
5.56 × 45 NATO SS109900
5.56 × 45 M193937

IIInfantry rifle7.62 × 39 APIBZ30695

IIISniper rifle7.62 × 51 AP ( WC core)30930
7.62 × 54 R B32 API (Dragunov)30854

IVHeavy machine gun14.5 × 114 AP/832200911

VAutomatic cannon25 mm APDS-TM-791 or TLB 0735001258

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