Ballistics is the science of how a projectile travels in flight. Ballistics has been used for more than 150 years by police to match guns to crime scenes. Most people think of crime dramas such as CSI when they hear the term ballistics and only consider the comparison of bullets in the labs of those dramas. Ballistics, however, is much more than that. It includes the bullet exiting from the gun (internal ballistics), the bullet traveling through the air (external ballistics), and the bullet traveling into and/or through the target ...

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