International Ballistics Society

New President, Board Election Result & Paper Awards given at 32nd ISB

The IBS is pleased to announce that James Walker is the new President of the IBS. He was chosen to be President at the 32nd International Symposium on Ballistics (ISB). The IBS is also pleased to announce the results of the Board Election. In alphabetical order, the following were elected or re-elected to the Board: Pengwan Chen, James Walker and Clive Woodley. They will all serve up to 3 terms. Thanks to everybody who voted and sympathies with the unsuccessful candidates. For the paper and poster award winners at the 32nd ISB then please select the appropriate award under the Awards category above. The IBS is also pleased to announce the promotion of Dennis Baum to Ballistics Science Fellow at the 32nd ISB.

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33rd International Symposium on Ballistics

The 33rd International Symposium on Ballistics (ISB) will be taking place in Bruges, Belgium, during 16-20 October 2023. The symposium is open for the submission of abstracts NOW. Further details are at the link below.

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Bruges Tutorials

The Tutorials to be held at the 33rd ISB in Bruges are now available for booking.

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32nd International Symposium on Ballistics (ISB).

The printed proceedings are available to purchase from the link below.

Selected presentations given at the 32nd ISB are available in the Online Store. Papers from the 31st ISB have now been added to the Online Store.
Please contact Clive Woodley,, if you have any questions or difficulties accessing them.

32nd & 33rd ISB - Special Issues of Defence Technology (Impact Factor: 4.035)

The link for the Special Issue of Defence Technology journal for the 32nd International Symposium on Ballistics is below.

Defence Technology is now open to receive high quality papers intended to be presented at the 33rd International Symposium on Ballistics in October 2023.
Papers may be submitted at the link below (deadline is extended to 30 April 2023).

Any questions should be directed to Clive Woodley,


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