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November 8, 2016 | Source: Popular Mechanics, Kyle Mizokami
The Zumwalt Destroyer Is Here, Now What About the Railgun?
The USS Zumwalt, lead ship of a new class of advanced stealth destroyers, was commissioned on Saturday, October 15th with great fanfare. The knifelike ship, armed with two 155-...
September 28, 2016 | Source: The National Interest, nationalinterest.org, Kris Osborn, 15 September 2016
Pentagon Fast Tracks Navy Hypervelocity Rail Gun Projectile to Army Howitzer
The Navy is accelerating developmental testing of its high-tech, long-range Electro-Magnetic Rail Gun Hyper Velocity Projectile -- such that it can fire from existing weapons...
September 15, 2016 | Source: sadefensejournal.com
U.S. Naval DE and EM Weapon Systems
Four-star Admiral Greenert, stating the Navy’s foremost priority before a distinguished audience of military, government, academia, and industry representatives in Washington, D.C...
July 19, 2016 | Source: Sam LaGrone, USNI News
Pentagon: New Rounds For Old Guns Could Change Missile Defense for Navy, Army
The Pentagon’s office tasked with tweaking existing and developing military technology for new uses is pushing development of ammo meant for the electromagnetic railgun for use in...
June 2, 2016 | Source: Raytheon Company, prnewswire.com
Raytheon begins delivery of railgun pulse power containers
TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 23, 2016 -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has begun deliveries of pulse power containers in support of the U.S. Navy's Railgun program. The containers, which...
Integrating Electromagnetic Railguns into the Navy of the Future
Introduction For many years, the U.S. Navy has held a distinct technological advantage over its adversaries in the area of large conventional guns that use explosive energetic...
Hypervelocity Projectiles: A Technology Assessment
Introduction Long-range, gun-launched, high-velocity and hypervelocity projectile (HVP) technologies are highly desired as potential cost-effective solutions for force protection...
June 2, 2015 | Source: USNI New
Navy Researching Firing Mach 3 Guided Round from Standard Deck Guns
The U.S. Navy’s deck guns could take on new relevance if ongoing tests to fire a guided round at three times the speed of sound from their muzzles are successful, USNI News has...
Directed Energy Weapons: From War of the Worlds to the Modern Battlefield
“An almost noiseless and blinding flash of light … this invisible, inevitable sword of heat” : When H. G. Wells first wrote these words more than 100 years ago in his classic...