ballistics

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The science of the motion of projectiles in flight and the dynamics of deceleration as the projectile impacts on the body or tissues; the energy imparted to tissue is calculated as E = mv2; m = mass; v = velocity
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ballistics

(bă-lĭs′tĭks) [Gr. ballein, to throw]
The science of the motion and trajectory of projectiles, including bullets, bombs, rockets, and guided missiles.
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More than 700 officers have been trained to drive the notoriously heavily to handle armoured vehicles, and public order teams will wear heavier ballistic body armour and use larger riot shields than available in England.