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Chinese Rail Gun Ship

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posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 08:05 PM
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Apparently on the open seas now after leaving the confines of the Yangtze River.



According to a new report, China may have beaten the U.S. to mounting a railgun on a ship. A naval vessel called the Haiyangshan, carrying what appears to be a railgun on the bow, allegedly left the confines of the Yangtze River and is being tested on the Pacific Ocean. First spotted in January of 2018, the railgun appears to be the first put on a warship by any country—the United States included. Whether or not China is actually ahead of the U.S. in the world of railgun tech is an open question.

Sea trials
I wonder if they have come up with ways around the issues the USA has had with these weapons.




posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 08:07 PM
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a reply to: Blackfinger

How does it "appear to be a railgun?"



posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 08:16 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: Blackfinger

How does it "appear to be a railgun?"


Because it resembles a rail gun?

You ask the oddest questions.

CNBC Linky

To the OP.. it would be interesting if they have somehow worked out the kinks.

Maybe for a change we could steal China's tech.




posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 08:23 PM
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originally posted by: Lumenari

originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: Blackfinger

How does it "appear to be a railgun?"


Because it resembles a rail gun?

You ask the oddest questions.

CNBC Linky

To the OP.. it would be interesting if they have somehow worked out the kinks.

Maybe for a change we could steal China's tech.



Rail guns aren't as super advanced as everyone makes them out to be. Iv's played with one on a much smaller scale that was built by a 19yo. I think he got a job at Northrop Grumman a few years ago. Smart ass kid was always building random crap.



posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 08:23 PM
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a reply to: Lumenari


Because it resembles a rail gun?
It also resembles a standard artillery piece.



posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 08:29 PM
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originally posted by: Allaroundyou

originally posted by: Lumenari

originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: Blackfinger

How does it "appear to be a railgun?"


Because it resembles a rail gun?

You ask the oddest questions.

CNBC Linky

To the OP.. it would be interesting if they have somehow worked out the kinks.

Maybe for a change we could steal China's tech.



Rail guns aren't as super advanced as everyone makes them out to be. Iv's played with one on a much smaller scale that was built by a 19yo. I think he got a job at Northrop Grumman a few years ago. Smart ass kid was always building random crap.


The technology is old... I read about it from a book in the 1960's.

Played around with it in the 80's.

It's scaling it up to the point that it could be a game-changer in an intercontinental war is the difference.

It's like the Rod of God... simple concept, but actually applying it is a lot harder than it looks.

Did you know our military once developed an atomic bomb rifle?

The only problem with it was that the operator couldn't clear the blast zone...


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posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 08:36 PM
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a reply to: Lumenari

So I know about the rods of gods idea. But the A-bomb rifle I did not. Also the reason for it not being implemented is very funny.

I wonder how they figured that out?

Wait a second is the A-bomb rifle the same as dial a bomb?


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posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 09:06 PM
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a reply to: Phage

I'm surprised this post didn't get more stars. I don't know what a rail gun looks like, let alone mounted on a ship, so it'd be nice to know what the article is based on. I'm not saying China can't be best at anything.



posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 09:13 PM
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a reply to: Cutepants

Seems to be based on this:

The photos showed Haiyangshan with a large gun turret on the bow, with the rest of the ship covered shipping containers, tarps, and miscellaneous equipment.



posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 09:38 PM
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a reply to: Blackfinger

S&F. Here are some more pics. Maybe the US thinks the money is better spent on lasers?


Is China's PLAN About to Test a Railgun at Sea ?










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posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 09:39 PM
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"Whether or not China is actually ahead of the U.S. in the world of railgun tech is an open question. "

If a United States new source says this, this is not an open question.
China is ahead.



posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 09:42 PM
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a reply to: Allaroundyou

I went to high school with him.

If you're talking about the guy that went around to CVS/Walgreen's etc, and got flash capacitors out of disposable cameras for it.

If I recall correctly, they were only able to give it enough power to propel foil, it couldn't even get a solid bb to shoot very well.



posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 09:44 PM
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a reply to: Phage

Yeah. A large gun turret can house any gun requiring a large turret. And we don't know what a railgun should look like.
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posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 09:45 PM
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a reply to: LookingAtMars


The shape of the barrel itself shares some similarities with BAE Systems' railgun (in its turreted variant) with a large diameter on one half and a smaller diameter on the second half.


Oh, look.
sputniknews.com...


Railgun prototype maybe. Maybe not.



posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 09:46 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: Cutepants

Seems to be based on this:

The photos showed Haiyangshan with a large gun turret on the bow, with the rest of the ship covered shipping containers, tarps, and miscellaneous equipment.


Phage, got grabbed by a Skin Walker, confirmed.

There is no reason a gun ship would have that specific type of electrical equipment on the open deck. It's too exposed.
If it was fitted on at the same time as that turret? Very telling for that.

What I would expect the real Phage to have done, is to pull older photos of this ship. See if that electrical equipment was on the deck before this turret was placed, or was fitted on in conjunction with the turret.



posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 09:46 PM
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a reply to: Allaroundyou

Don't think so on the BUFF we called the Nukes loaded on them dial a bomb, you could set the yield over a pretty wide variety.


But terminology has probably changed over the last 20 years.



posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 09:47 PM
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a reply to: Archivalist


There is no reason a gun ship would have that specific type of electrical equipment on the open deck

To which specific electrical equipment do you refer? Specifically.



posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 09:51 PM
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originally posted by: Archivalist

originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: Cutepants

Seems to be based on this:

The photos showed Haiyangshan with a large gun turret on the bow, with the rest of the ship covered shipping containers, tarps, and miscellaneous equipment.


Phage, got grabbed by a Skin Walker, confirmed.

There is no reason a gun ship would have that specific type of electrical equipment on the open deck. It's too exposed.
If it was fitted on at the same time as that turret? Very telling for that.

What I would expect the real Phage to have done, is to pull older photos of this ship. See if that electrical equipment was on the deck before this turret was placed, or was fitted on in conjunction with the turret.


LOL, I thought he was just getting old and tired. A skinwalker, now I understand what happened



posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 09:53 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: Archivalist


There is no reason a gun ship would have that specific type of electrical equipment on the open deck

To which specific electrical equipment do you refer? Specifically.


Did you miss the pics I posted above. No proof it's electrical equipment but it is labeled as such.



posted on Dec, 31 2018 @ 09:58 PM
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a reply to: LookingAtMars




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