exterior ballistics

exterior ballistics

[ek′stir·ē·ər bə′lis·tiks]
(mechanics)
The science concerned with behavior of a projectile after leaving the muzzle of the firing weapon.
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Streamlining a bullet tip affects exterior ballistics less than the polymer's "wedge" function affects terminal ballistics.
Even when driven at modest velocity, the MatchKing has impressive exterior ballistics and long-range performance.
His creation was blessed with impressive accuracy, respectable exterior ballistics, relatively long barrel life and would fit into a short-action rifle.
Along with the hand-load chart, I put together a comparison of the exterior ballistics of the 200-grain Nosier Partition and 210-grain Berger Hunting VLD out to 600 yards.
THE MOST MISUNDERSTOOD CONCEPT IN EXTERIOR BALLISTICS IS THE effect of uphill and downhill angles on the trajectory of projectiles in flight.
Topics will cover interior ballistics, exterior ballistics, launch dynamics, explosion mechanics, vulnerability, and terminal ballistics.
In response, I have prepared an abridged primer on basic exterior ballistics.
The text is divided into three parts on interior ballistics, exterior ballistics, and terminal ballistics (the phase that begins when a projectile reaches a target).
Clearly, the exterior ballistics should improve slightly.
The Seecamp auto pistol is specifically designed around the overall length, feed profile and exterior ballistics of the 60-grain Silvertip.
The rear of the book is again heavy with exterior ballistics tables (drop values, retained energies, etc.
Volume 1: General, Explosion Mechanics, Exterior Ballistics, Interior Ballistics, Launch Dynamics