Inconsistency in 9 mm bullets : correlation of jacket thickness to post-impact geometry measured with non-destructive X-ray computed tomography

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Thornby, J. A.; Landheer, D.; Williams, T.; Barnes-Warden, J.; Fenne, P.; Norman, D. G.; Attridge, A.; Williams, M. A.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Subject: U1 | TA

Fundamental to any ballistic armour standard is the reference projectile to be defeated. Typically, for certification purposes, a consistent and symmetrical bullet geometry is assumed, however variations in bullet jacket dimensions can have far reaching consequences. Tr... View more
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