aeroballistics

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aeroballistics

[‚e·rō·bə′lis·tiks]
(mechanics)
The study of the interaction of projectiles or high-speed vehicles with the atmosphere.
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Dupuis, "Aeroballistic range and wind tunnel tests of the basic finner reference projectile from subsonic to high supersonic velocities.
The traditional artillery shell aeroballistic theory has been developed over several years, and it is an important part of the field of aerodynamics.
His duties include aeroballistic evaluation of experimental and developmental ammunition.