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Navy Railgun Lines Named for Two Electromagnetic Railgun Visionaries at Ceremony
February 27, 2018
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (Feb. 22, 2018) – Capt. Godfrey 'Gus' Weekes, right, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division commanding officer, and Donald McCormack, left, executive director of the Naval Surface and Undersea Warfare Centers, present commemorative plaques to retired Adm. James Hogg, second from left, and Dr. Hans Mark, during an electromagnetic railgun line naming ceremony. As public servants, Hogg and Mark laid the foundation for the U.S. Navy Railgun Program and led the effort to explore and illustrate to senior leadership the warfighting advantages of this game-changing technology and were pivotal in gaining the initial funding necessary to demonstrate its feasibility. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)