A 1976 US Army document explained the principle: * The nose fuse of the [RPG-7] round can pass through the wire [mesh] without striking a wire strand, but this will bend [the] metal ogive on the warhead against the inner cone.
What does NF stand for?
NF stands for Nose Fuse (US Navy)
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 27 other meanings of NF in our Acronym Attic
- Nordlands Framtid
- Norfolk Island
- Normal Form
- Normal Functionality
- Normalizing Factor
- Norme Française (French Standard)
- Northumberland Fusiliers (British Army)
- Nose Fairing
Samples in periodicals archive:
Nine were loaded in the aircraft, one was on a jammer next to the trailer, and 17 M-117s remained on the trailer when one sheared off the metal stop and landed nose first onto the concrete ramp, damaging the nose fuse and coming to rest leaning against the trailer.