Expert Commentary

Best Of: The Revolution of the Railgun

Scott Forney
President, General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Group

This analysis is Cipher Brief Level I Member Only content. It can be accessed via login or by signing up to become a Cipher Brief Member.  Joining this high-level, security-focused community is only $10/month (for an annual $120/yr membership).

Cipher Brief Members engage in high-level conversations about national and global security issues every day. If you’re not already a member, you should be.

If you are experiencing any issues with signing up or signing in, please drop an email to support@thecipherbrief.com.

We look forward to welcoming you to the community!

The Author is Scott Forney

Scott Forney is the President of the Electromagnetic Systems (EMS) Group of General Atomics. Mr. Forney joined GA in November 2007. Under his guidance, EMS Group continues as a leading Department of Defense contractor in high power electromagnetic equipment and systems. Recent achievements of GA-EMS include successful railgun hypersonic launches, Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) launches, and the expansion of the GA-EMS state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Tupelo,... Read More

Learn more about The Cipher Brief's Network here.