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I've been following this for a while: http://www.dtic.mil/ndia/2002gun/kathe.pdf http://www.dtic.mil/ndia/2007gun_missile/GMTueAM2/MinerPresentation.pdf http://www.dtic.mil/ndia/2009gunmissile/katheEmertechtuesday.pdf It's a remarkably good idea. RAVEN a drastically improved design for a recoilless rifle. In a traditional recoilless rifle, at the moment of ignition gas is free to exit the rear of the gun out of a De Laval nozzle: If the thrust of gas going through the nozzle is close enough to the momentum of the gas and projectile exiting the muzzle, the we