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January 31st, 2008 by xformed

Today in Naval History: We fired a rail gun at Dahlgren.

Cool! Shove a piece of metal at a target at Mach 5 to 7. Forget about having to handle hazardous explosives, just route some juice to the rails and send some good old, time tested “F=M*A” at the bad guys for effect. Can you say “10.8 megajoules ON THE WAY!”

The Military Times video, with CNO’s remarks is here.

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