U.S. Navy unveils high-speed rail gun

Published: July 14, 2014

Running time: 2:35

Summary

This video shows a U.S. Navy demonstration of a railgun.

Video description

This video shows a U.S. Navy demonstration of a railgun. A railgun is an electrically powered electromagnetic projectile launcher. It is made of a pair of parallel conducting rails, along which a sliding armature is accelerated by the electromagnetic effects of a current that flows down one rail, into the armature, and then back along the other rail.

 

Related videos


UltraGlow® Ion (Pulse Plasma) Nitriding

Published: September 30, 2013

Running time: 0:57

Die forging process (open and closed die)

Published: August 26, 2013

Running time: 5:02

More On This Topic


Get the latest on titanium brazing

News | Published: August 04, 2017


Brazing of Conventional Titanium Alloys

Book Article | Published: July 01, 2017 | Author(s): Alexander E. Shapiro


Questek to develop titanium, aluminum, steel alloys for military AM parts

News | Published: January 13, 2017 | Author(s): Alexander E. Shapiro