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  • General Atomics Test-Fires Blitzer Railgun Projectiles; Nick Bucci Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics Test-Fires Blitzer Railgun Projectiles; Nick Bucci Comments

    General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has used a three-megajoule railgun system to fire three guidance electronics unit-equipped hypersonic projectiles during a test series at the U.S. Army‘s Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. The company said Wednesday that the Blitzer railgun fired the projectiles at launch accelerations at a speed more than 30,000 times faster than gravity. The GEU […] More

  • General Atomics Unveils Railgun Pulsed Power Container - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics Unveils Railgun Pulsed Power Container

    General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has developed a pulsed power container designed to provide twice the energy density of current railgun pulsed power platforms. The High Energy Pulsed Power Container is equipped with HEPP modules that work to supply energy content of more than 415 kilojoules per module, General Atomics said Thursday. The company added the system can work to […] More

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