International Ballistics Society

Tutorials - why wait until the next symposium?

We currently offer two online courses on IB101 Introduction to Interior Ballistics (video) by Dr Sebastian Wurster from Fraunhofer ICT in Germany and EB101 Introduction to Exterior Ballistics (pdf presentation slides) by Pierre Wey from ISL in France. Interested? Just log in as a member and go to Online Learning.

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New President, Board Election Result & Paper Awards given at 33rd ISB

The IBS is pleased to announce that James Walker continues as the President of the IBS for his second term. Frederik Coghe is the new Secretary of the IBS. 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: Frederik Coghe and Baoming Li. 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 33rd ISB then please select the appropriate award under the Awards category above. The 34th ISB will be taking place in Jacksonville, Florida, during 18-23 May, 2025.

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Addison Tate

The Society has been saddened to learn of the death of Addison Tate in January 2022.

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33rd International Symposium on Ballistics (ISB).

The printed proceedings will be available to purchase from the link below after the symposium.

Papers from the 32nd ISB have been added to the Online Store.
Papers published in the conference proceedings of both the 32nd and 33rd ISB have been indexed and now appear in Scopus.
Please contact Clive Woodley,, if you have any questions or difficulties accessing them.

33rd ISB - Special Issue of Defence Technology (Impact Factor: 5.1)

The link for the Special Issue of Defence Technology journal for the 33rd International Symposium on Ballistics is below.

Any questions should be directed to Clive Woodley,


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