terminal ballistics


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terminal ballistics

The study of projectile (bullet) penetration of solids—e.g., ballistic gelatine, solid surfaces, and in animal tissue.
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The TMK is a timely update that makes these Sierra bullets strong performers both in the external and terminal ballistic departments.
Cooper agreed in principle but favored the semi-auto 1911 pistol in .45 ACP for factors including but also beyond the discussion of handgun terminal ballistics.
The papers are organized into sections covering fluid flow aerodynamics, interior ballistics, terminal ballistics, experimental mechanics/ballistics and field testing, new developments in computational techniques, and systems and technology.
Before providing an explanation of the JSWB IPT's results, a brief discussion of small caliber, high velocity terminal ballistics is in order.
They provide outstanding external and terminal ballistics and bring many advances to muzzleloader hunting.
The encouraging terminal ballistics I had seen with the 225 gr.
It is always interesting to read about the latest gee-whiz bullet that offers a zillion feet-per-second velocity, retains 100 percent of its weight in terminal ballistics and yields consistent, perfect expansion with deep penetration, but how often is that needed for every day shooting?
Please explain the quote: "Even fronn a terminal ballistics standpoint, today's 9nnm bullet performance is on par with the .40 S&W and .45 ACP ..." I don't think so!
On this matter, Trop director of range training Kris Hurley explains, "We share some of the FBI's terminal ballistics research when customers ask for recommendations."
As for the velocity and downrange terminal ballistics, there are very few auto-pistols and their cartridges out there that can surpass or even equal that kind of performance.
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