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September 24, 2018 | Source: Fox News (Warrior Maven), foxnews.com, 28 August 2018, Kris Osborn
Army Builds New Self-Propelled Howitzer - Cannon Will Hit 43.5 Miles
he Army is starting formal production of a new Self-Propelled Howitzer variant engineered for faster movement, better structural protection, improved drive-train ability, new...
February 26, 2018 | Source: National Defense, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 26 January 2018, Yasmin Tadjdeh
Pentagon Office Shares Details About Hypervelocity Missile Defense Weapon
A new weapon system developed by the Strategic Capabilities Office — a secretive Pentagon agency meant to advance cutting-edge technology — could improve integrated air and...
December 18, 2017 | Source: Congressional Research Service, fas.org, 30 November 2017
Navy Lasers, Railgun, and Hypervelocity Projectile: Background and Issues for Congress
Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report R44175, Navy Lasers, Railgun, and Hypervelocity Projectile: Background and Issues for Congress The Navy is currently developing three...
August 14, 2017 | Source: National Defense, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 4 August 2017, Vivienne Machi
General Atomics Continues Testing of Railgun System
An advanced electromagnetic railgun (EMRG) cannon prototype developed by General Atomics for the Navy is preparing for testing, according to the company. The 10-megajoule medium-...
July 31, 2017 | Source: Popular Mechanics, popularmechanics.com, 25 July 2017, Kyle Mizokami
Navy's Railgun Is About to Get Faster and More Powerful
The U.S. Navy's experimental railgun is getting new upgrades to make it fire more powerful shots, and fire them faster. It's the latest bit of progress on this still-landlocked...
March 13, 2017 | Source: Naval Today, anvaltoday.com, 24 February 2017
BAE Systems Boosts Railgun Efforts with Acquisition of IAP Research
In an effort to accelerate progress on the electromagnetic railgun development, BAE Systems announced the acquisition of Ohio-based IAP Research. Prior to the acquisition, IAP...
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...