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    The largest caliber aircraft gun operated by German Air Force in WW2 was the 12.8cm flak 40. The weapon fired a 25.8kg shell with a muzzle speed of 880m/s. What propulsive force was necessary to attain the muzzle speed within the 6.00m barrel (assume the shell moves horizontally w/consistant acceleration and neglect friction).

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