The focus that the bullet marketplace has made on advertising Ballistic Coefficient (BC) can sometimes be misleading. There are different types of BCs (g1 vs g7 for instance), BCs can be measured in different ways and at different distances (often giving misleading results), and rarely is consistency in BC from bullet to bullet mentioned. This often leads people to wonder why the bullet that has the higher BC is being outperformed on paper by a different bullet. The series of articles below will help you to understand the full story behind BCs, from the perspective of a ballistics expert, Bryan Litz. Bryan literally wrote the book on Applied Ballistics. His comprehensive body of work covers everything from beginning fundamentals all the way up to testing new theories using the scientific method to prove or disprove validity.

In the below series of articles, we will cover what a BC is, why a consistent BC matters, and how BC, accuracy, and precision tie together. For more information, visit the Applied Ballistics Website.

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What is a BC?
BC Consistency
BC, Accuracy, and Precision
What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

1. Using BC to calculate trajectory
2.1 BC and performance
2.2 Measuring BCs
What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

BC Consistency

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

BC Accuracy, Precision, and Consistency

What is a BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

Using BC to Calculate Trajectory

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

Performance and BC

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

Measuring BCs

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

BC Consistency

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

Variation in BC with Velocity (G1, G7, etc.)

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

Performance and BC

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

Measuring BCs

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

Variation in BC with Velocity (G1, G7, etc.)

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

Performance and BC

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

Measuring BCs

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

BC, Accuracy, and Precision

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

BC, Accuracy and Precision

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

BC Effect on Accuracy

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

Performance and BC

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

Measuring BCs

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a BC?

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

BC Consistency

What is a Ballistic Coefficient

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

BC, Accuracy, and Precision

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]

What is a Ballistic Coefficient?

What is a Bullet BC?

BC stands for Ballistic Coefficient. BC is a measure of external ballistic performance for […]