Hypersonic bullets differ from traditional ones in terms of their destructive wounds on the human body, according to Chinese scientists. Photo: Handout
Hypersonic bullets differ from traditional ones in terms of their destructive wounds on the human body, according to Chinese scientists. Photo: Handout
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How hypersonic bullets could threaten the human body: a Chinese military team investigates

  • Exceptionally high-speed projectiles differ from traditional gunshots in that they leave large craters in flesh, according to a new study
  • More studies are needed to understand the deadly characteristics of the projectiles on biological targets, the researchers say

Hypersonic bullets differ from traditional ones in terms of their destructive wounds on the human body, according to Chinese scientists. Photo: Handout
Hypersonic bullets differ from traditional ones in terms of their destructive wounds on the human body, according to Chinese scientists. Photo: Handout
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