Image of the Day: Artist Rendering of Electromagnetic Railgun aboard USNS Millinocket

Artist Rendering of Electromagnetic Railgun aboard USNS Millinocket

The Office of Naval Research-founded electromagnetic railgun, which is installed aboard the joint high-speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3), shown by an artist rendering.

 

A long range weapon, railgun, can launch projectiles using electricity instead of chemical propellants and is under testing at Naval Sea Systems Command, Dahlgren Division.

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Naval Today Staff, April 7, 2014;
Image: U.S. Navy photo illustration.

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