Density Characterization of Armor Piercing Ammunition

    Volume 40, Issue 3 (May 1995)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 5


    Heye, CL
    Criminalist, Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department, Santa Ana, CA

    Rios, FG
    Forensic Scientist, Sapien Technologies, Richmond, CA

    Thornton, JI
    Emeritus Professor, Forensic Science Group, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA

    (Received 10 December 1992; accepted 16 August 1994)

    Abstract

    A 1986 Federal law regulates the manufacture, importation, and sale of armor piercing ammunition. The external appearance of various types of armor piercing ammunition are described, along with a method of density determination that will assist in distinguishing armor piercing ammunition from conventional ammunition.


    Paper ID: JFS13794J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13794J

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    Title Density Characterization of Armor Piercing Ammunition
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    Committee E30