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U.S. Military’s Most Powerful Cannon – Electromagnetic Railgun – Shoots 100 miles – Mach 7

Electromagnetic Railgun

Published on Mar 16, 2017

The U.S. Navy is tapping the power of the Force (of Star Wars fame) to wage war. Its latest weapon is an electromagnetic railgun launcher. It uses a form of electromagnetic energy known as the Lorentz force to hurl a 23-pound projectile at speeds exceeding Mach 7. Engineers already have tested this futuristic weapon on land, and the Navy plans to begin sea trials aboard a Joint High Speed Vessel Millinocket in 2016. (Watch Video)

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Electromagnetic Railgun – First shot at Dahlgren’s new Terminal Range

Railgun
Published on Mar 21, 2017

Watch as the Office of Naval Research and Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, conduct the first shot of the Railgun at the terminal range November 17, 2016. (Watch Video)

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