Ballistics Resource

Welcome to Hornady's Ballistics Resource and Calculator!

Providing an interactive experience at your fingertips, Hornady's online Ballistics Resource is designed to give users in-depth insight to internal, external and terminal ballistics, along with a deeper knowledge of all aspects of ballistics.

This Ballistics Resource enables Hornady to provide the latest updates and make improvements quickly, giving customers the most recent information available. The calculator gives users the ability to compare loads and more fully understand how ammo performs at different ranges.

Using the online Ballistics Resource in conjunction with “Hornady’s Handbook of Cartridge Reloading” (9th edition) offers users the most comprehensive examination of ammunition and ballistics ever offered.


Internal Ballistics
Learn what physically occurs inside the gun barrel when a projectile is fired.

External Ballistics
Learn what physically happens to a projectile after it leaves the barrel.

Terminal Ballistics
Learn how a projectile acts when it encounters the target.

Ballistics Calculator
Understanding how your ammunition performs is the key to accurate and successful shooting.  See how your favorite reload or factory ammo performs by entering the appropriate data - then click "Calculate."