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Master-Debater131
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ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

So incase you missed it............here ya go.

 

The video is at the top of the page.

 

 

Pretty impressive stuff

:smileyvery-happy:


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JQuest15
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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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Rail Guns are absolutely awsome.

 

Im glad our military is finally utilizing this.

 

I 100% fucking approve this

 

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terminaldave
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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

Reply to Master-Debater131 - Message ID#: 63900993

 

why was there so much fire coming out behind it in the first few frames...

i thought it was driven by electricity/magnetic force... i know these are real so im not doubting it, just curious....

 

also im sure they are far beyond the "almost getting there" stage....

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the_shotgun_rhetoric
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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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terminaldave wrote:

 

why was there so much fire coming out behind it in the first few frames...

i thought it was driven by electricity/magnetic force... i know these are real so im not doubting it, just curious....

 

also im sure they are far beyond the "almost getting there" stage....


The projectile upon launch moves so fast that it actually lights the oxygen in the air around it on fire. 

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Master-Debater131
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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

Reply to terminaldave - Message ID#: 63901055

I had wondered the same thing. If you noticed the projectile had stuff fly off of it once it was fired as well. I wonder if it basically melted the metal because of the high heat that it would generate.

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Rail guns rule.
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westpark
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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

Reply to Master-Debater131 - Message ID#: 63900993

Neat.

 

But I bet we could have put a lot of kids thru college with the money spent building that thing.

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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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Wrong again Gun Boy! Rail Guns , Depending on the type used,  are Electro magnetic , or pure ion power

 Fire,, Gee  how Primitive ,  for such an advanced weapon! you see what you are supposed to see!

 not Reality!  Never been in the Military eh? just a wanna be Gun Toting N.R.A . Blood sucker???

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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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I know that the railgun is electromagnetic, jackass. I was referring to the energy generated by the projectile, not its method of propulsion.

The made-up stories are all about brilliant handsome rich suave people who almost get away with it; the real stories are about stupid, mean pigs who confess the minute they get brought into the interrogation room. Just scum killing scum, for some dumb reason or no reason at all. That’s the smell of truth. ~ Gary Brecher
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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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westpark wrote:

Neat.

 

But I bet we could have put a lot of kids thru college with the money spent building that thing.


 

Not through rail gun college.

 

But soon we can, thanks to this.

 

 

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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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the_shotgun_rhetoric wrote:

I know that the railgun is electromagnetic, jackass. I was referring to the energy generated by the projectile, not its method of propulsion.


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 dead on the 1 day of the battle of the somme, the talk to me about Guns, and the 2nd amend ment! or How about High school  kids taking guns

 to School! Gee... what for ?????? fun I suppose!

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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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westpark wrote:

Neat.

 

But I bet we could have put a lot of kids thru college with the money spent building that thing.


And half of them probably would have flunked out.

But we are about to get 100% of a railgun.
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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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That's nice.

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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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railguns are awesome.

 

my late 90's gamer approves whole heartedly *haven't seen raleguns in games for a long...... long time)

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That was fuking AWESOME!

 

I like how it warped the space time continuum around it as it traveled.  Can we shoot the moon?

 

 

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Fake, and g........Wait, that's REAL?!?!?!!?!?!?!!?

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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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Now they need to get working on a bi-pedal tank that can launch nukes.

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Master-Debater131
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Oh its very real



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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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Master-Debater131 wrote:

Pretty impressive stuff

:smileyvery-happy:


Indeed...

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Christo, they need to work on the shape of the projectile.
It's flight path is so erratic!
Did you see that steel slug wobble when it left the barrel?

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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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greyshirt wrote:

Now they need to get working on a bi-pedal tank that can launch nukes.


They damned well better name it Rex if they do. :robotmad:

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"Ha! Sanity, what would I do with something as useless as that?" "Good thing I never had use for such a thing." -Zaraki Kenpatchi-

"I've never seen a ship like this before. It's far behind any C'tarl-C'tarl ship. It won't move unless you're naked! That's very kinky, wouldn't you say? -Aisha Clanclan-

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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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Why dont you lookcarefully before you freak out old man.

 

http://www.navweaps.com/Weapons/WNUS_Rail_Gun_pics.htm

 

Wait a tic do you think the moon landings were faked?

 

Here are some more links for you if you think its a hoax

 

http://www.innovationnewsdaily.com/912-navy-railgun-tests-leading
-ship-superweapon-2020.html

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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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I love their motto: velocitas eradico!

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But what lesbian will fall in love with it?
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Re: ITN: Navy tests Rail Gun, Video Included

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As a fan of anything rail related, I approve the technology to allow us to shell half the world from the other half WITHOUT using dangerous explosives.
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