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posted on Jul, 14 2019 @ 06:59 PM
A railgun is a device that uses electromagnetic force to launch high velocity projectiles, by means of a sliding armature that is accelerated along a pair of conductive rails. It is typically constructed as a weapon and the projectile normally does not contain explosives, relying on the projectile's high speed to inflict damage.Wikipedia


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posted on Jul, 14 2019 @ 07:22 PM

posted on Jul, 14 2019 @ 07:24 PM
Ye, they've been working on this for years, I imagine gains have been made that haven't been made public since then.

posted on Jul, 14 2019 @ 07:55 PM
I could have sworn the Navy was openly arming ships with rail guns now.

Edit: Okay, it looks like the next batch of ships built will have them.
edit on 14-7-2019 by watchitburn because: (no reason given)

posted on Jul, 15 2019 @ 07:02 AM
I'm pretty sure the vehicle that is replacing the humvee, an interesting "truck" make by Osk-Kosk, might be getting their own, scaled down version of a rail gun b/c the vehicles come equipped with a 120kW generator along with large number of capacitors and batteries. Considering the hummer has ~2.5 - 5Kw generator there is a 24-48x increase in power generation and as far as I can tell there is no electronic drive, just some equipment that is very "energy intensive".

I can only think the reason for this much power is to supply a railgun and to power the optics & radar, but that doesn't need near as much power.

posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 02:01 AM
a reply to: watchitburn

The Gerald Ford class carriers are prepped for them and directed energy weapons

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