Turkey Hypervelocity Railgun Test Success, Hypersonic Speed Guns
The development of the world’s military weaponry systems are increasingly sophisticated. A wide range of innovation and cutting-edge technology seems to grow without limits, even each year developed countries always introduce new weaponry systems.
According to the business of weapons Research Institute of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), the period in 2013-2017 weapons business increased 10 percent compared to the previous year’s period.
From these data it can be seen the 5 biggest weapons systems ekportir State 2013-2017 is the United States, Russia, France, Germany and China.
5 biggest weaponry system importer country period 2013 to 2017 are India, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and China.
Recently Turkey to successfully perform kinetic weapons test electromagnetic railgun or hypervelocity hypersonic speed that made America, Russia, India and China increasingly steamy. Turkey named this weapon as Tubitak Sapan Tubitak or Slingshot.
According to Wikipedia, the Railgun is a device that uses electromagnetic force to launch a projectile at high speed, using the accelerated slide for armature along a pair of conductive Rails. Projectile usually do not contain explosives.
Trial results this weapon was able to fire the projectile reach speeds of 7.5 March or about 9,300 km/h.
Excess use of hypervelocity railgun technology round is very difficult to be intercepted, and immune to interference and electronic warfare. It is certainly very awful, once fired then it would be impossible to stop it. But the main weakness of the railgun technology memlunyai that is a very high energy consumption. A railgun requires about 20 megawatts of energy for all shots.
The more rapid development of the technology for the military and the application of Artificial Intelligence (artificial intelligence) make mankind more quickly towards the Apocalypse.
“If autonomous weapons development project by the State high-tech is not halted, global security would very unstable,” says Noel Sharkey, Professor Articifial Intelligence and Robotic in the University of Sheffield.