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To: U-238
You would not to expend a spent cartridge from the breech.You can develop a railgun rifle.

You may end up expending a power supply though.

A use once and discard capacitor may be the power supply of choice for a rail gun.

Capacitors are able to discharge much more quickly than batteries and so would be a preferable source of portable power for a rail gun.

14 posted on 03/21/2012 12:18:14 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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But that is where we are heading?All you need is a reliable power source and you have a portable rifle.


15 posted on 03/21/2012 12:26:57 AM PDT by U-238
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Just imagine a portable railgun rifle with special laser sighting in the hands of a sniper.


17 posted on 03/21/2012 12:34:54 AM PDT by U-238
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