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The yaw of repose angle of a M80 bullet
(7.62 x 51 Nato) fired at 32°

The yaw of repose for a M80 bullet

Generally, the yaw of repose adopts a maximum shortly behind the summit. Although, for the example shown in the drawing, the yaw of repose never exceeds half a degree, the resulting side drift at impact almost amounts to 100 yd.

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