Highly charged – the US Navy’s electromagnetic railgun programme

Rear Adm. Nevin P. Carr, Chief of Naval Research, speaks with Mike Rucker, programme manager at General Atomics, Roger Ellis, manager for the railgun programme at the Office of Naval Research, and Tom Hurn, director of advanced weapons systems at General Atomics, about the railgun on display at Pier 88 in Manhattan during Fleet Week New York 2011.