Navy sets record for railgun

Remember this in Transformers 2 – Revenge of the Fallen?

Well, reality ain’t so science fictiony any more…or something like that…

I know that this is from December but military supremacy never goes out of style. The video below shows a world record test of a 33 megajoule railgun, essentially a cannon that uses pure energy via a pulsed magnetic field instead of chemical accelerants to fling a projectile downrange at incredible speed..

Fox has an article on the test here.

No harmful emissions from the gun, death was never greener, fasterer or more destructivier…

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