ballistic identification


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Noun1.ballistic identification - identification of the gun that fired a bullet from an analysis of the unique marks that every gun makes on the bullet it fires and on the shell ejected from itballistic identification - identification of the gun that fired a bullet from an analysis of the unique marks that every gun makes on the bullet it fires and on the shell ejected from it
identification - evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing
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31) This technology is thought to expand ballistic identification because without having to provide additional testing it can directly tell law officials the serial number of a firearm just by looking at the spent shell casing found.
The fire arms/tool marks section uses the Integrated Ballistic Identification System (IBIS) in imaging and comparing cartridge case and bullet evidence.
Summary: The Malaysian government, in conjunction with the Canadian government and Forensic Technology of Montreal, Canada, have signed a groundbreaking agreement that will see the Royal Malaysian Police receive state-of-the-art ballistic identification equipment.

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