The implementation of PILUM, an electromagnetic railgun project for artillery applications which can reach standoff distances up to 200 km, was officially launched on 23 April 2021.
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EDA selects the ‘PILUM’ consortium, a disruptive-technology research project for innovative EM railgun
11 Jun 2020
Following calls for proposals launched by the European Defence Agency (EDA) in 2019, the consortium “PILUM” (Projectiles for Increased Long-range effects Using Electro-Magnetic railgun) has been selected to lead a research project on the electromagnetic railgun.
07 May 2020
The European Defense Agency (EDA) and the French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis (ISL) have just launched a research study on electromagnetic railguns in which 5 European countries are taking part. The study has been dubbed 'PILUM'.
07 Apr 2019
Following over a year of work and dock trials at the Wuchang Shipyard, the old landing ship 936 Haiyangshan, transformed into a floating test rig for the Chinese Navy's new Railgun, descended from the Blue River for to reach the open sea by the end of 2018.