29 February 2012

FWS News Feed: Railguns and Weyland-Yutani!

The US Navy tests an EM Railgun

On Tuesday, the US Navy test-fired their32 MJ prototype railgun constructed by BAE Systems. This most recent test of the US Navy next-gen KEW fired a 40 pound barbell shaped projectile at 5,600 MPH. The hope is that within five years, the latest naval warship would mount a railgun that has a range of 250 miles.

We met the face of the Weyland-Yutani Coporation

Mr. Scott continues to build up excitement for his return to science-fiction with this three minutes of viral video for Prometheus. Here we seen Peter Weyland of Weyland Corporation at a media event talking about the future from the POV of 2023. Here are some facts from the website: "Sir Peter Weyland was born in Mumbai, India at the turn of the Millennium. The progeny of two brilliant parents; His mother, an Oxford Educated Professor of Comparative Mythology, his father, a self-taught software Engineer, it was clear from an early age that Sir Peter’s capabilities would only be eclipsed by his ambition to realize them"


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