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Newsletter Issue 6 released

The issue 6 of the Society Newsletter has been released.
It is available under the "Newsletter" tab, on the left panel of the home page, or by a click on "more" below

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Army Didnít Properly Test Plates for Body Armor, Audit Finds

The New York Times
August 17, 2011, 5:47 PM

An audit by the Pentagonís inspector general has found that the Army did a poor job of testing the ballistic plates used in body armor and therefore cannot be certain that the equipment is adequately protecting soldiers.

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Thursday, August 18, 2011



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29th International Symposium on Ballistics

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND : May 9-13, 2016

The next symposium will be held in EDINBURGH, Scotland and is hosted by QinetiQ, supported by the NDIA.

29th ISB KEY DATES (subject to confirmation)

March, 2015 - Call for abstracts/papers
July, 2015 - Abstracts due
September, 2015 - Notifications of accepted abstracts
December 1st, 2015 - Programme released
February 26th, 2016 - Formal papers due

April 18th, 2016 - Powerpoints due

May 9-13, 2016 - Symposium



The Board of Directors has selected the journal to contain the papers to be submitted by authors wishing to have their papers peer reviewed and published at the 29th ISB.

The journal is DEFENCE TECHNOLOGY, an established Chinese journal that is published in English by Elsevier.

FULL PAPER submission is not yet OPEN

Paper length is currently a maximum of 9000 words plus figures, which may be revised.