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The US Navy is catapulting trucks off aircraft carriers

The US Navy uses the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) to launch aircraft from carriers. But instead of testing with planes, they test with tug trucks.

Jenner Deal 
contributed reporting on a previous version of this article.

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