A5_7 The recoil of a 'flashlight'

Michael J Pitts, Rebecca Howe, Rafia Javaid, Fraser R J Scanlan


We investigate the eectiveness of the Lasgun from Games Workshop's Warhammer 40,000 as
a rearm by analysing the recoil of the weapon compared to a modern equivalent. Using the
radiative attenuation equation we calculate that the Lasgun would have a recoil velocity of 3:20
x 10

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