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The Results Of A Cannon Projectile Hitting A Human Body Are Absolutely Horrifying [VIDEO]

(Credit: Screenshot/Youtube IraqVeteran8888)

David Hookstead Sports And Entertainment Editor
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YouTube user IraqVeteran8888 did a ballistics gel test using a cannon, and the resulting are absolutely horrifying.

Cannons, which are a staple of every Civil War movie, obviously aren’t still a part of modern-day war. However, that doesn’t mean a test isn’t highly entertaining. (SLIDESHOW: Celebrate The Second Amendment With These Gorgeous Gun-Loving Women)


A ballistics gel torso and gel blocks are meant to simulate human flesh and its resistance to projectiles. That video makes it crystal clear that even a small cannon projectile could easily blow through at least six people stacked in a straight line.

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