Chinese army develops plasma artillery

Plasma will probably be used to increase the range of the weapon. When fired by a powder projectile

Under the influence of a magnetic field generator installed in the gun, part of the powder gases will form magnetized plasma.

Plasma film covers the barrel of the gun, which will reduce wear and increase long-range. Details of the technical requirements for shells and other characteristics are not disclosed.

It was previously reported that the US Air Force intends to install active laser weapons on several models of its fighters, including the F-35, by 2020.