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Old 06-07-2012, 12:28 AM
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Originally Posted by robj3 View Post
As an approximation for steel:
For each x10 in thickness, x20 armor value.
For each x2 in thickness, x2.5 armor value.

The M72 LAW has a penetration of 28cm or 11".

This gives you an E-factor of about 1100 (1185).

AV 48 = 2.54cm (1") steel.
11" is 11x thicker or ~3.5 doublings.

Final AV = 48 * (2.5^3.5) or about 1185.

It is been so long since I have done algebra I can't even make use of this formula.

This character ^ is stumping me. Google gave me some possibles but come nowhere near the answer of 1185.
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