Raytheon begins delivery of railgun pulse power containers

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June 2, 2016 | Originally published by on

TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 23, 2016 — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has begun deliveries of pulse power containers in support of the U.S. Navy”s Railgun program. The containers, which are comprised of multiple pulsed power modules, will be integrated into the Navy”s Railgun test range for additional development and testing.The modular pulsed power containers, when combined, produce enough energy to enable the electromagnetic launch of a railgun”s high-velocity projectile at speeds in excess of Mach 6.”Directed energy has the potential…

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