Mass driver

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A mass driver is a weapon that propels a very massive object toward a target. It's a "sci-fi chic" term for things like cannons and railguns.

Examples

  • In Babylon 5, mass drivers are weapons of mass destruction used to bombard planets from orbit, using near-orbit asteroids as ammunition.
  • In Halo, the main armament of spacecraft are forward mounted Magnetic Accelerator Cannons
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