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|12-20-2012, 01:02 AM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jul 2012
Apex Barrel - military application?
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Do you guys think there could be a military application of an apex barrel?
It is hard to get a sphere to fly straight, and it is hard to get a rifled bullet to bend.
Could spherical projectiles sometimes be advantageous for the military? These projectiles may go around bunkers, corners, or into foxholes using something like the apex barrel technology. It's easy to imagine projectiles ranging from 68cal to baseball size.
|12-20-2012, 01:09 AM||#4 (permalink)|
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Vancouver, BC
It would be possible I think, but you wouldn't get that much of a change as you do with a bullet. It would probably be very little of a trajectory change, therfore useless.
|12-20-2012, 01:11 AM||#5 (permalink)|
Join Date: Mar 2006
Don't need to the Army is developing the smart round, an shoulder based indirect fire weapon system.
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|12-20-2012, 02:23 PM||#9 (permalink)|
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|12-20-2012, 02:52 PM||#10 (permalink)|
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