The Blitzer, developed by General Atomics, uses electronics, not gunpowder to launch missiles against land and sea-based targets. Tests show that Blitzer launches projectiles at Mach 5 speed, twice the muzzle velocities of conventional gun systems.

The Blitzer, developed by General Atomics, uses electronics, not gunpowder to launch missiles against land and sea-based targets. Tests show that Blitzer launches projectiles at Mach 5 speed, twice the muzzle velocities of conventional gun systems.

San Diego’s science and innovation cluster combined with a large concentration of defense and defense-related industries creates the perfect climate to attract funding from the Department of Defense...

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