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Navy's New Supergun Launches Shells at 5,600 Miles an Hour

May 06, 2014

May 7 (Bloomberg) –- The Navy's newest super gun is a long range weapon that uses electromagnetic "Star Wars" technology. It launches projectiles that use speed, not explosives to do damage. Firing at 7 times the speed of sound, it can punch through 3 walls of reinforced concrete and costs a fraction of the price of a conventional Navy missile. (Source: Bloomberg)

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