Forensics case in self defence/impact gallery

Self-Defence gallery

Many objects in the Royal Armouries collection have a social relevance today. Perhaps none more so than those in the Self-Defence gallery.

Tour of the Self-Defence gallery

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Tour of Hunting gallery - link to YouTube

Did you know?

Longest-range gun ever built

During the First World War, Germany built the longest-range gun ever. Its 100 kg projectile travelled 122km, and left the muzzle at 1500 metres per second reaching a height of about 40 km. This is higher, and about 6 times faster, than a transatlantic jet