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Trajectories o three objects thrown at the same angle (70°). The black object disna experience ony form o drag an moves alsng a parabola. The blue object experiences Stokes' drag, an the green object Newtonian drag.

Ballistics (frae Greek βάλλειν ballein, "tae throw") is the science o mechanics that deals wi the launchin, flicht, behavior, an effects o projectiles, especially bullets, gravity bombs, rackets, or the lik; the science or airt o designin an acceleratin projectiles so as tae achieve a desired performance.