Richard and the FullMag gang picked up some AR500 body armor, which is proof to 5.56 M855, and went at it with a MK149-4 armor-piercing round, which it isn’t quite rated for.
The U.S. Navy’s Phalanx CIWS anti-ship missile defense system was originally fielded to use the MK149-2 round with a depleted uranium penetrator, but the round has been replaced in more recent years with the 149-4 which uses a more environmentally friendly tungsten sub-caliber penetrator held inside a discarding sabot.
And, meant to destroy incoming missiles and turn insurgent speedboats to Swiss cheese, the round scoffs at the AR500, excellent armor that it is.
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