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RE: Video: Is navy's hypersonic railgun a game-changer?
The EMALS (ElectroMagnetic Aircraft Launching System) project is far enough along that the Ford class carriers are designed to use it instead of conventional steam catapults. The keel of the Gerald Ford was laid back in '07. The British Queen Elizabeth class will use a similar EMCAT.
Posted by hoodedswan
20th Apr 2011