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What happens if the new ARX bullet breaks the sound barrier?

  1. May 28, 2015 #1
    The venturi effect of the new ARX bullet almost doubles side exit velocity. What happens if the exit velocity exceeds the sound barrier in a fluid like a gelatin block?
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  3. May 28, 2015 #2


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    I believe you get a shock wave in the medium.
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