BALLISTIC GELATIN TEST
· Testing performed with Ordinance Type 250A Ballistic Gelatin (10% weight concentration gelatin solution), Gelatin blocks prepared according to FBI/FTU specifications. (May, 1998). Dye added for illustration purposes. FBI Ballistic Test Protocol Automobile Glass. One piece of A.S.I. one-quarter inch laminated automobile safety glass measuring 15x18 inches is set at an angle of 45° to the horizontal. The line of bore of the weapon is offset 15° to the side, resulting in a compound angle of impact for the bullet upon the glass. The gelatin block is covered with Light Clothing and placed 18 inches behind the glass. The shot is usually made at a distance of ten feet, measured from the muzzle to the center of the glass pane. This test event with its two angles simulates a shot taken at the driver of a car from the left front quarter of the vehicle, and not directly in front of it @ a distance of 80 yards.
· Frangible Ammunition Testing performed with AccuTec USA RRLP 5.56mm 74 Grain Ultra-Frangible® Brand Projectile