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hypervelocity

[‚hī·pər·və′läs·əd·ē]
(mechanics)
Muzzle velocity of an artillery projectile of 3500 feet per second (1067 meters per second) or more.
Muzzle velocity of a small-arms projectile of 5000 feet per second (1524 meters per second) or more.
Muzzle velocity of a tank-cannon projectile in excess of 3350 feet per second (1021 meters per second).
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But to map out a hypervelocity star's orbit within the dark matter halo, she first needs to know that star's motion through space.
To date, roughly 20 hypervelocity stars have been observed, mostly in the northern hemisphere, although it's possible that there are many more that can only be observed in the southern hemisphere.
The budget invests in improvements that complicate enemy targeting, harden our bases, and leverage gun-based point defense capabilities--from upgrading the Land-Based Phalanx Weapons System, to developing hypervelocity smart projectiles that as I mentioned earlier can be fired not only from the five-inch guns at the front of every Navy destroyer, but also the hundreds of Army M109 Paladin self-propelled howitzers.
R Q Chi, 'Research and Modeling of Debris Cloud Produced by Hypervelocity Impact of Projectile with Thin Plate', Harbin Institute of Technology, 2010.
In 1968, Kornegay proposed a transmission resonant cavity technique, which was used to measure electron line density and collision frequencies in the ionized wakes of hypervelocity projectiles [14].
22s that with shoot these latter two hypervelocity rounds well.
Interferometric optical velocimetry is a primary diagnostic method for shock physics, pulsed power, and hypervelocity experiments, and is used to measure a velocity time history for a surface of interest.
Critical velocity for rails in hypervelocity launchers, Impact Engineering 33(1-12): 485-495.
The damage from such a hypervelocity impact has been widely studied through tests and numerical simulations.
Its failure probability due to hypervelocity impacts, and the probability of collision with identified conjuncting space objects have also been estimated.
We have seen reports that this pistol doesn't care for high or hypervelocity.