Video Break

Funny, entertaining and sometimes newsy video

Navy’s new supergun: Watch it launch shells at 5,600 mph

05/07/2014 8:52 AM

05/07/2014 8:53 AM

The Navy’s newest super gun is a long range weapon that uses electromagnetic “Star Wars” technology. It launches projectiles that use speed, not explosives to do damage. Firing at seven times the speed of sound, it can punch through three walls of reinforced concrete and costs a fraction of the price of a conventional Navy missile.

See the video on all devices.

About This Blog

David Caraccio is a Sacramento native and online news editor at The Sacramento Bee. A graduate of San Diego State University, he enjoys finding and viewing videos worth watching. Reach him at dcaraccio@sacbee.com or 916-321-1125. Twitter: @DavidCaraccio.
 

Join the Discussion

The Sacramento Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service