US Navy's "warfighter game-changer" railgun set for sea tests

Reuters Innovations
April 21, 2014 AT 11:23 AM
The U.S. Navy says it will test its prototype electromagnetic railgun aboard a naval vessel for the time in 2016. The railgun can hurl a 23 lb. missile more than a hundred miles and is described by the Navy as "a true warfighter game-changer". Rob Muir reports.