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Old 02-18-2012, 04:08 AM   #1
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This is a metal projectile shot using electro magnatism. It is traveling at such a rate that it caught the air on fire. Is this the future of artillery?



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Old 02-18-2012, 04:10 AM   #2
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If you look close you can see it displace enough energy that is pushes the air in front of it.



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Go search on YouTube. There are plenty of videos on there showing the experiments the military is conducting. The Navy appears to be the furthest along.

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if i remember correctly, they have been experimenting with them for quite awhile, it's just that technology is catching up to the point they are becoming a reality, science fact instead of science fiction. i think they work on the same principal as the magnetic rail trains do. thats how some of those bullet trains can go so fast, almost 300 mph.

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There is a company that has what they've called "Metal Storm" technology. Its a caseless bullet thats fired magnetically, and that fires a rate of 1,000,000rds per minute.

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There is a company that has what they've called "Metal Storm" technology. Its a caseless bullet thats fired magnetically, and that fires a rate of 1,000,000rds per minute.

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It was modern marvels "bullets" lol



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