May 31, 2016

A First Look at America's Supergun

By Elbridge Colby

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Journalist(s) Julian E. Barnes

DAHLGREN, Va.—A warning siren bellowed through the concrete bunker of a top-secret Naval facility where U.S. military engineers prepared to demonstrate a weapon for which there is little defense.

Officials huddled at a video screen for a first look at a deadly new supergun that can fire a 25-pound projectile through seven steel plates and leave a 5-inch hole.

 

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