Fleet Week: Office of Naval Research Technology - Electromagnetic Rail Gun

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fleet Week New York is the city's celebration of the sea services. This annual event also provides an opportunity for the citizens of New York City and the surrounding Tri-State area to meet sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as to witness firs

 
 
 

The Electromagnetic rail gun uses electricity rather than chemical propellants to launch projectiles at long-range targets. The GPS-guided projectile will be launched at 2,500 meters per second, leave the Earths atmosphere and then rain down on the targe

Fleet Week: Office of Naval Research Technology - Electromagnetic Rail Gun
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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