One of our readers just sent in a Military Channel documentary on the Metal Storm Weapons system, which is “based on an electronically fired gun-and-launcher design with multiple rounds stacked in a single barrel.” For those who missed our previous post, check it out here. Video after the jump.

The reason for the 36 barrels was simply to indicate to ourselves and to others the future versatility of this system, in that with the 36 barrels we had 540 rounds on board and, based on the 45,000-round-per-minute rate per barrel, that gave us a maximum firing rate of 1.62 million rounds per minute,” the inventor says

[via PopularMechanics]

One of our readers just sent in a Military Channel documentary on the Metal Storm Weapons system, which is “based on an electronically fired gun-and-launcher design with multiple rounds stacked in a single barrel.” For those who missed our previous post, check it out here. Video after the jump.

The reason for the 36 barrels was simply to indicate to ourselves and to others the future versatility of this system, in that with the 36 barrels we had 540 rounds on board and, based on the 45,000-round-per-minute rate per barrel, that gave us a maximum firing rate of 1.62 million rounds per minute,” the inventor says

[via PopularMechanics]