bullet drop


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bullet drop

[′bu̇l·ət ‚dräp]
(mechanics)
The vertical drop of a bullet.
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The decreased bullet drop and wind drift of the fast .300s makes them excellent tools for the long-range game, but pure speed isn't everything.
Contest scores combined group sizes at 100, 200, 300 and 400 yards with bullet drop at 400 so both accuracy and flat arcs mattered.
When the game was launched, the developers noted that there would not be any bullet drop when firing weapons.
The sniping mechanics have a more realistic edge than most shooters, with factors like wind speed and bullet drop affecting where your shot will land.
The riflescope features an M855A1 Bullet Drop Compensation illuminated reticle with holds for CQB to medium-range engagements and an ultra-bright red Hellfire fiber optic illumination system for fast daylight target acquisition, among other features.
Disregarding bullet drop over longer distances, the bullet will go where you have your sights.
However, some of their actual data points out 0 degrees F showed reductions up to 200 fps, which is more than enough to affect bullet drop.
There's also a 30-inch difference in bullet drop between the two.
With the high-velocity .357 SIG, bullet drop out to 100 meters was minimal and simply using a neck-high point of aim put rounds on the top center chest.
We tried to estimate velocity and pressure by means of bullet drop, ballistic pendulums, primer flattening, case head expansion, bolt lift (with bolt-action rifles), not to mention recoil, report and how loudly the bullet thwacked into the backstop.
The AK Optics 1-4x24mm scope features a bullet drop compensating reticle specifically calibrated for the 7.62x39 cartridge fired from a standard AK-length barrel.
The player tries to move the passenger sideways to avoid the bullet drop.