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Firearms and Ballistics

forensics
STUDY
PLAY
Manufactured guns
link gun to bullet
gun barrel
unique
rifling process
mass production of firearms
handgun barrels
hollowed rod of steel
calliber
diameter of gun barrel
rifles
barrel can be metal or wood, smooth
test fire tank
gelatinous material
ATF
alcohol, tobacco, and firearms
IBIS
Integrated Ballistics ID System-first database
NIBIN
National Integrated Ballistics ID Network-federal
GSR
Gun shot residue
gsr test (1)
swab with indicator
gsr test (2)
adhesive tape
trajectory
natural path of bullet-curved upward/gravity
height of gunman
inconsistent element
height of victim
inconsistent element
position of gunman
inconsistent element
position of victim
inconsistent element
firing height
can alter trajectory
wind
can alter trajectory
altitude
can alter trajectory
temperature
can alter trajectory
barred length
can alter trajectory