Look, I’m not going to pretend for a second that I know what makes the U.S. Navy’s Hyper Velocity Projectile for railguns so damn special. I only know that it’s (A. AWESOME and (B. proves that military R&D labs are doing some incredibly cool, top secret stuff to arm the men and women of the military.
Fox Trot Alpha over at Gawker has an excellent explainer of what this advanced technology means for U.S. Navy railguns. Go read it. All I know is this thing looks RIDICULOUS tearing through those five solid metal plates.
Watch out, world: