The International Ballistics Society is concerned with promoting the science of ballistics internationally in the broadest sense. Its objectives are:
To provide at the highest level a means of technical interchange and experience in this field by ensuring that at least an International Symposium on Ballistics (ISB) takes place regularly and that the organization thereof is of a high standard;
To organize and conduct additional activities with a view to the development and advancement of the field of ballistics.
To enhance professional opportunities by providing short courses, opportunities for peer reviewed publications, and additional activities to promote career development of members of the International Ballistics Society.