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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The 2022 Hypervelocity Impact Symposium

The Hypervelocity Impact Symposium (HVIS) is a biennial event organized by the Hypervelocity Impact Society that serves as the principal forum for the discussion, interchange, and presentation of the physics of high- and hypervelocity impact and related technical areas. It is intended for scientists, engineers, and technical managers from the academia, industry, government, and defense programs. The HVIS Symposia have a long-standing international reputation as a catalyst for stimulating research in this area through a wealth of oral and poster presentations, and commercial exhibits. The Symposium's proceedings are the major archival source of papers published in this field. The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to 15 March 2022. For further information, please click the link below.

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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. Further details will appear soon.

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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 ISB - Special Issue of Defence Technology

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

Any questions should be directed to Clive Woodley,


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