rail gun


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rail gun

or rail·gun (rāl′gŭn′)
n.
A weapon, consisting mainly of conducting metal rails, that uses electromagnetic force to accelerate a projectile to a much greater speed than that achieved by conventional chemical propellant weapons.
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The Hyperloop design was first conceived in a 2010 white paper by Elon Reeve Musk, a South Africa-born Canadian billionaire inventor who helped found Tesla Motors and SpaceX and described his open-sourced Hyperloop system as a "cross between a Concorde, a rail gun and an air hockey table" for combining subsonic speed and the levitating ability of air pressure.
Each projectile fired from the rail gun travels at a speed that exceeds Mach 6 or six times the speed of sound.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply of Rail gun base assembly
They can be fired from an electromagnetic rail gun or conventional 5-inch guns on combat ships.
45, I used my Doublestar rail gun and put an Innovative Arms Shepherd on it.
In the United States, naval researchers are at work on an electromagnetic rail gun that abandons chemical propellants (e.
Dealers, you can still enter to win a Colt Lightweight Rail Gun and accessories from Maxpedition--valued at over $1,450--online at www.
Yeah, it was a modified Colt 1911 Rail Gun with a flat, non-reflective Desert Tan Cerakote finish.
Washington, Apr 8 ( ANI ): The US Naval research lab has reportedly created a rail gun that runs on electricity and shoots at seven times the speed of sound.
Completing Behemoth's Field Order will allow players to control an attack helicopter armed with a deadly, armor-piercing Rail Gun as it circles the excavator searching for enemy combatants.
Completing Behemoth's Field Order will allow players to control an attack helicopter armed with a deadly, armor- piercing Rail Gun as it circles the excavator searching for enemy combatants.
Musk calls it a combination of a Concorde, rail gun, and air hockey table.