|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||May 23, 2017 02:06 AM EDT|
Firing 10 rounds a minute requires 20 megawatts of power.
First Successful Tests of Guided Railgun Hypervelocity Projectiles for US Navy Hailed as a Breakthrough
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||May 11, 2017 06:34 PM EDT|
DoD noted that "if we can close the fire support with a controlled solution," HVPs will be able to shoot down most of the anti-ship missiles in a 100 ASM attack.
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||May 10, 2017 07:46 AM EDT|
ASELSAN, however, admitted that Turfan is still in the research and development stage.
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||May 07, 2017 10:34 AM EDT|
Big guns for shore bombardment were last used aboard navy warships during the Vietnam War.
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||Apr 23, 2017 10:25 AM EDT|
The railgun would have fired GPS-guided hyper velocity projectiles (HVPs) each weighing 44 lbs.
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||Mar 24, 2017 04:08 AM EDT|
It can also fire special hypervelocity projectiles (HVPs) out to 185 km at Mach 6 (7,400 km/h).
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||Jan 11, 2017 05:20 AM EST|
The railgun developed a speed of 3 kilometers per second.
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||Jan 04, 2017 10:47 AM EST|
HVPs tear towards a target at speeds up to 2,000 meters per second.
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||Jul 27, 2016 11:56 PM EDT|
The Type 055 will see service as escorts to the second Chinese aircraft carrier.
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||Jul 13, 2016 10:53 AM EDT|
China is also actively working on its own EM railgun.
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||Jun 26, 2016 09:37 AM EDT|
He noted, however, that Russia was developing its own electromagnetic railgun.
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||Jun 25, 2016 10:24 AM EDT|
The USNS Trenton (T-EPF-5), will be the first warship to mount an EM railgun.
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||May 25, 2016 07:39 AM EDT|
The U.S. Navy is evaluating two EM railgun models.
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||May 12, 2016 11:32 PM EDT|
The railgun to be mounted on DDG-1002 will have a range of over 160 km and will fire special hypervelocity rounds.
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