Navy’s Railgun Push May Reshape Global Military Power — Fortune

The Navy’s newest and most transformative weapon, known as a railgun, is getting closer to deployment. Long confined to the speculative pages of science fiction novels, railguns use electromagnets to propel hardened projectiles at 4,500 miles an hour, and can destroy heavily armored targets at a range of up to 125 miles. Someday, they may…

via Navy’s Railgun Push May Reshape Global Military Power — Fortune

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