Ship-mounted Railgun To Become A Reality For US Navy In 2025

NRM: "Defence technology company Raytheon has just received an investment of $10 million to further it's research and development of the world's first railgun, bringing electromagnetic weaponry out of the pages of science fiction into the real world."

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BeastOrange1730d ago

The introduction of rail guns into common warfare is going to be ridiculous. These weapons create so much kinetic nrg the ordanance does not even need to hit the target to cause extreme amounts of damage. In the clip the "bullet" traveled an insane amount of distant before the light from the blast even blinked! Faster than light bullets......omg

DarkBlood1730d ago

that my freind is one step closer to metal gear

GrumpyVeteran1729d ago

Well, actual FTL bullets is impossible. But this is interesting stuff nevertheless.

asmith23061729d ago

Yeah things that kill shit are always interesting!

fatstarr1729d ago

gundams my friends gundams :D

BeastOrange1729d ago

Mobile suits are up next...I love Gundams!!
side note the government wants space based rail guns in orbit. Imagine the devastation.

aDDicteD1723d ago

war would be like the looks of metal gear ^_^