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spall

(spawl),
1. A fragment.
2. To break up into fragments.
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High explosive squash head anti-tank shells will be protected by Spall liners, which produce a shock wave that can disable the vehicle or crew.
Engineered ballistic panels, blast panels that protect against land mines and IED's and spall liners -- all made with HiPer-texao glass fibre -- are currently available from TenCate Advanced Armour, VonRoll and other manufacturers.
Usually, fabrics used for spall liners are woven structures.
Upgrades include the addition of spall liners, an independent suspension axle system and an improved power pack.