The Encyclopedia is a project of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights launched on 2 December 2013. The Enyclopedia aims to provide accurate, up-to-date information on weapons, the effects of their use, and their regulation under public international law, in a format that is accessible to non-specialists.+ Find out more
The motion can be internal (the projectile in the gun), external (the flight pattern), or terminal (the effect on striking the target).Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) Glossary, http://www.saami.org/Glossary/. Wound ballistics concerns the interaction between bullets and fragments and human tissue.
Last updated on: 01 February 2014