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Dasvidaniya! Russia Successfully Tests New Weapon That Can Blow Away Any Type of Armor

by June Javelosa, Futurism

Explosions and gunfire—once the hallmarks of modern warfare—will soon be a thing of the past. Military initiatives are focusing their efforts on the development of a new weapon that relies on electromagnetic conductors: the railgun.

Now, a team of Russian scientists have successfully tested their first railgun prototype, which they say can fire shells at 3 kilometers per second—fast enough to tear through any type of armor that exists today. Continue reading Dasvidaniya! Russia Successfully Tests New Weapon That Can Blow Away Any Type of Armor