Navy Rail Gun Test DESTROYS Everything It Touches at 5,640 mph

The US Navy has just completed a 10-megajoule test fire of their huge rail gun. For the first time ever, they fired a projectile with a velocity of 8,270 feet per second. That's an amazing 5,640 mph, and the gun is only firing at a third of its potential power. The other video shows you what the projectile looks like… » 2/01/08 4:30am 2/01/08 4:30am

Awesome Railgun Demoed, Navy Gives the Thumbs Up

Railguns have moved beyond the realm of first-person shooters on a video screen—one was demonstrated earlier this week at the Naval Surface Warfare Center that could put the serious hurt on you, making you feel like you've been hit by a Ford Taurus at 380mph. US Navy brass like the idea of the futuristic weapon, which… » 1/18/07 10:30am 1/18/07 10:30am