Projectiles with onboard electronics survived launch by railgun and took measurements in flight during four consecutive tests recently at the U.S. Army’s Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. The week of test activity included marking the 100th successful launch from the GA-EMS’ 3-megajoule Blitzer electromagnetic railgun, General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) says. “This is a significant milestone in the technology development toward a railgun weapon system and marks ...

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