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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP02 Oct 2018 11:51 a.m. PST

…successfully tested.

"A team of Russian scientists has successfully tested the country's first railgun, which relies on electromagnetic forces rather than explosives or propellant. According to experts at the Institute of High Temperatures' branch in Shatura, just outside Moscow, the railgun can fire shells at an incredibly fast speed of 3 kilometers per second, which is well enough to cut through any type of armor existing today. During the latest test, a 15-gram plastic cylinder fired by the railgun went through an aluminum plate several centimeters thick…."
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