Journal Published Online: 01 May 1995
Volume 40, Issue 3

Density Characterization of Armor Piercing Ammunition



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.

Author Information

Heye, CL
Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department, Santa Ana, CA
Rios, FG
Sapien Technologies, Richmond, CA
Thornton, JI
Forensic Science Group, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Pages: 5
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Stock #: JFS13794J
ISSN: 0022-1198
DOI: 10.1520/JFS13794J