From Fiction to Fact: Railgun Technology Poised for US Military Debut Infographic
Railguns – which use electromagnetic energy instead of chemical propellants – are particularly interesting to those now seeking “Third Offset” technologies.
Steady railgun technology development and recent breakthroughs by the DoD mean that an operationally effective, game-changing capability could be available much sooner than conventional wisdom now holds.
Much has been written recently about the development of Railguns and how they will provide a strategic and economic advantage to countries employing them. Avascent looks at the threats driving Railgun technology development and a notional path to its realization.