Ballistic Gel

(redirected from Ordnance Gelatin)
A standardized medium with a density similar to human and mammalian soft tissues, into which weapons are discharged to assess the force and penetrability of bullets fired and energy transfer from bullets
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Penetration/Expansion (terminal ballistics)--Given reasonable shot angles, for a bullet to pass through the vitals of all North American big-game animals, from pronghorn to moose, it should be capable of penetrating 18 to 20 inches in 10 percent ordnance gelatin.
Performance when fired into 10% ordnance gelatin at 25 yards is quite acceptable.
223 Carbines Compared with 12 gauge Shotguns and Pistol Caliber Weapons Using 10 percent Ordnance Gelatin as a Tissue Simulant.
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