The Office of Naval Research and Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, conduct the first shot of the Railgun at the terminal range November 17, 2016.
There are also current tests of with an Army Howitzer is now firing a super high-speed, high-tech, electromagnetic Hyper Velocity Projectile.
Hypervelocity projectiles from regular howitzers and navy 5 inch guns would be mach 3 and have 60 to 100 mile range.
Full railguns are mach 6 to mach 10 weapons with a range up to 250 miles.
Regular navy guns with regular shells have to 10-35 mile range.
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