09 ianuarie 2019

US Navy Destroyer Discreetly Tested Hyper Velocity Projectiles at 2018 RIMPAC


A US Navy vessel’s standard Mk 45 deck gun fired 20 hyper velocity projectiles – which are getting Pentagon funding over the electromagnetic railgun - in the shadows of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2018 international exercise, a new report says. Twenty hyper velocity projectiles were fired from the destroyer USS Dewey as part of a study conducted by the US Navy and the Defense Department's Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO), unnamed officials familiar with the test told USNI News [...]