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Navy’s electromagnetic railgun Successfully Fires Multi-Shot Salvos (Video)

September 18, 2017 — 1

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    The Office of Naval Research (ONR) demonstrates the Navy’s electromagnetic railgun initial rep-rate fires of multi-shot salvos at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division. The revolutionary railgun relies on a massive electrical pulse, rather than gunpowder or other chemical propellants, to launch projectiles at distances over 100 nautical miles – and at speeds that exceed Mach 6.     


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