Ballistics
Ballistics (from Greek βάλλειν ballein, "to throw") is the science of mechanics that deals with the launching, flight, behavior, and effects of projectiles, especially bullets, gravity bombs, rockets,...
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North Korea successfully test-launched ICBM, US officials confirm
North Korea successfully test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time on Tuesday, U.S. officials confirmed to Fox News.
U.S. testing missile interceptors in response to North Korea's launches
North Korea claims it fired a new type of ballistic missile Monday, demonstrating its ability to carry out a highly accurate strike.
North Korea 'carries out new missile test'
North Korea fires what appears to be a ballistic missile, reports from South Korea say.
US official: Iran Conducts Another Ballistic Missile Test
Medium-range missile traveled about 600 miles
China Carrier Killer : DF-21D The Fastest Missile in the World
it goes up like ballistic Missile then it goes down travelling at Mach 10, its sensor guide it like a cruise missile homing down on and the carrier is sittin...
North Korea Missile Test Launch Off East Coast 'Fails'
North Korea has attempted to fire a ballistic missile off its east coast but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean military officials say.
Japan Puts Military On Alert For Possible North Korea Missile Launch
Japan put its military on alert on Monday for a possible North Korean ballistic missile firing, while South Korea also said it had detected evidence of launch preparations, officials from Japan and So...
N. Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Into Sea: Seoul
North Korea fired what appeared to be a medium-range ballistic missile into the sea Friday, just days after leader Kim Jong-Un ordered further nuclear warhead and missile tests, South Korea's defence ...
North Korea Launches Long-Range Rocket In Defiance of U.S. Ban
North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it has said is a satellite, South Korea's defense ministry said, in defiance of United Nations sanctions barring it from using ballisti...
Ballistic Pendulums Are As Awesome As They Sound
How does a ballistic pendulum give information about a bullet or ball? Here is a derivation of the classic introductory physics problem. ALTHOUGH IT’S NOT always so simple to set up, a ballistic pendu...
DARPA Tested Direction Changing Bullets
DARPA has released footage of a successful test of a new "smart bullet" that can change direction in midair. Teledyne Scientific and Imaging's Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program, which ...
This is bullet-proof human skin - made from spider silk and goat milk. Yes, really.
Jalila Essaidi is testing the limits of human endurance, and it starts by having to milk spider-goats. Spider goats are otherwise innocent-looking goats that have been genetically engineered to produc...
Projectile
A projectile is any object thrown into space (empty or not) by the exertion of a force. Although any object in motion through space (for example a thrown baseball) may be referred to as a projectile...
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Propellant
A propellant is a chemical substance used in the production of energy or pressurized gas that is subsequently used to create movement of a fluid or to generate propulsion of a vehicle, projectile, or ...
Internal ballistics
Internal ballistics (also interior ballistics), a subfield of ballistics, is the study of the propulsion of a projectile.In guns internal ballistics covers the time from the propellant's ignition unti...
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Transitional ballistics
Schlieren High-Speed Video Of Shotshell Transitional Intermediate Ballistics.Transitional ballistics, also known as intermediate ballistics, is the study of a projectile's behavior from the time it ...
External ballistics
Schlieren image of a bullet travelling in free-flight demonstrating the air pressure dynamics surrounding the bullet.External ballistics or exterior ballistics is the part of ballistics that deals w...
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Trajectory
A trajectory or flight path is the path that a moving object follows through space as a function of time. The object might be a projectile or a satellite, for example. It thus includes the meaning of ...
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Range of a projectile
In physics, assuming a flat Earth with a uniform gravity field, and no air resistance, a projectile launched with specific initial conditions will have a predictable range. The following applies for...
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Windage
Windage is a force created on an object by friction when there is relative movement between air and the object.There are two causes of windage:The term can refer to:Aerodynamic streamlining can be use...
Ballistic gelatin
Ballistic gelatin is a testing medium scientifically correlated to swine muscle tissue (which in turn is comparable to human muscle tissue), in which the effects of bullet wounds can be simulated. It ...
Ballistic pendulum
A ballistic pendulum is a device for measuring a bullet's momentum, from which it is possible to calculate the velocity and kinetic energy. Ballistic pendulums have been largely rendered obsolete by m...
Muzzle velocity
Muzzle velocity is the speed a projectile has at the moment it leaves the muzzle of the gun. Muzzle velocities range from approximately 120 m/s (390 ft/s) to 370 m/s (1,200 ft/s) i...
Bullet bow shockwave
A bullet bow shockwave is a physical and audible wave created in the air when a bullet travels at supersonic speeds; meaning faster than the speed of sound. Schlieren image of a bullet travelling in ...
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Penetration (weapons)
Strictly speaking, penetration occurs when a projectile enters a target without passing through it and perforation occurs when the projectile completely passes through the target, but the word penetra...
Terminal ballistics
Terminal ballistics, a sub-field of ballistics, is the study of the behavior and effects of a projectile when it hits its target.Terminal ballistics is relevant both for small caliber projectiles as w...
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