Supercavitating ammunition won’t skip

Friday, October 20th, 2017

DSG Technology has a new line of supercavitating ammunition, Cav-X, which won’t skip off the surface when shot into water — and which will penetrate another 60 meters, in the case of its .50-caliber round:


  1. Variations of this have been successful before. It was pursued for a while as a way to give minehunting helicopters a way to rapidly and efficiently clear the mines they detected, but IIRC the (apparently insoluble) problem was in the targeting/fire-control department.

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