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A little low calibre for this thread, but I don't feel like starting a new one for medium calibre guns.

 

http://www.janes.com/article/75087/orbital-atk-progresses-new-medium-calibre-munition-development

 

Looks kinda neat. Would like to know more about the 'command guided' 30mm type for sure.

 

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1 hour ago, Belesarius said:

A little low calibre for this thread, but I don't feel like starting a new one for medium calibre guns.

 

http://www.janes.com/article/75087/orbital-atk-progresses-new-medium-calibre-munition-development

 

Looks kinda neat. Would like to know more about the 'command guided' 30mm type for sure.

 

 

It sounds like they are scaling down the 50mm EAPS guidance system.

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Does anyone has this publication ?

 

Richard P. Davitt, "Design and Development of the XM578 APFSDS-T Cartridge for the 152mm XM150 Gun/Launcher: XM803 Main Battle Tank Program (U) ," Picatinny Arsenal Technical Report 4778, December 1975.

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On 11/6/2017 at 2:20 PM, Ramlaen said:

Rarefaction Wave Gun, the bastard child of  traditional large caliber guns and recoilless rifles.


I did a thread on these some time ago.

 

On 11/14/2017 at 10:08 PM, Ramlaen said:

Something I came across while looking for something completely different, a patent on kinetic energy projectiles that lengthen after being fired.

 

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Extended rods are mentioned in this overview of novel penetrator technologies.

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