How Rail Guns Work
Using a magnetic field powered by electricity, a rail gun can accelerate a projectile up to 52,493 feet (16,000 meters) per second. And while current Navy guns have a maximum range of 12 miles, rail guns can hit a target 250 miles away in six minutes.
In this article, we’ll discuss how rail guns work, how they can be used and the limitations of this technology.
Read on…

How Rail Guns Work

Using a magnetic field powered by electricity, a rail gun can accelerate a projectile up to 52,493 feet (16,000 meters) per second. And while current Navy guns have a maximum range of 12 miles, rail guns can hit a target 250 miles away in six minutes.

In this article, we’ll discuss how rail guns work, how they can be used and the limitations of this technology.

Read on…