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#Russia continues to develop local-made #electromagnetic #rail #gun

#Russia continues to develop local-made #electromagnetic #rail #gun

Russian scientists succeeded to manage technologies that would arm the troops with electromagnetic rail guns. The United Institute of High Temperatures of the Russian Academy of Sciences found a way to increase the power of the electromagnetic gun six times. The electromagnetic field accelerates the projectiles to close to space speed. Even a small object carries high destructive power. Experts believe the research of the institute can be used to create weapons in future, the Izvestia daily reported. In July 2016, a team of Russian scientists has successfully tested the country's first railgun. (Picture source TASS) Laboratory head of the Shatura affiliate of the institute Vladimir Polishchuk told the newspaper that engineers succeeded to design and build a new capacitive storage. It can accelerate objects weighing 100 gram to a speed over 3 km/s. "In two years the power l...

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