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The Phalanx Close-in Weapon System (CIWS) was developed and built by Raytheon Corporation to be a fast-reaction, rapid-fire, computer-controlled system with radar and Gatling gun designed to. 20 mm Phalanx Close-in Weapon System (CIWS) Phalanx Block 1 during a Pre-Aimed Calibration (PAC) test-fire on 20 February aboard USS Carl Vinson CVN US Navy Photograph No. NC Raytheon (General Dynamics) Phalanx Mk Type: naval mm multi-barrel close-in AA weapon system. Calibre: 20 mm. Barrel length: in ( m) or calibres for Blocks 0 and 1, and 78 in ( m) or 99 calibres for Block 1B. Mounting: electrically-powered turntable. Weight: 13, lb ( kg) with ammunition for Block 1. Chaparro, Michael, “An Analysis of Spending Patterns Associated with the Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) Program,” MBA Professional Report, NPS, Monterey, CA, December Phalanx Author: Aruna Apte.
Phalanx 1B is an evolutionary, rather a revolutionary, enhancement of Phalanx to counter the changing threat. On , Raytheon was awarded a $45 million modification contract for Mk 15 Phalanx Block 1B upgrade and conversion performance enhancement equipment for the United States Navy and the Portuguese Navy. Phalanx is a Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) designed as a last chance, point defense, automated gun system designed to destroy in-bound anti-ship cruise missiles. Phalanx is a design from General Dynamics Corporation, Pomona Division. Its current manufacturer is the Raytheon Company. missile is the close-in weapon system (CIWS), which takes the form of ultra-short range light-calibre guns by putting a “wall of lead” in the path of the oncoming missile. This is after the missiles have “leaked” through the layers of hardkill and softkill defences. Systems like the American Phalanx, the Dutch Goalkeeper or theFile Size: KB. The product line designs, develops, manufactures and supports a variety of products that include the Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (employed afloat and ashore), the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM.
The product line designs, develops, manufactures, and supports a variety of products that include the Phalanx® Close-In Weapon System (employed afloat and ashore), the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM™) and Launcher System, the SeaRAM® system, Standard Missile-2 (SM-2), and the ESSM® family of missiles for layered ship mission protection. A closed loop fire control system, such as the one used by the Phalanx Close-In-Weapons System, _____. requires an external fire control system to correct its aim tracks both the target and outgoing projectiles has been replaced by the phased array radar in Aegis ships requires input from the ship’s surface search radar The Navy’s Vertical. A $ million contract modification for MK 15 Phalanx Close-In-Weapon System (CIWS) Block 1B upgrades and conversions, system overhauls, and associated hardware. This includes the MK 15 MOD29 Centurion land-based system. $ million will expire at the end of the current fiscal year, on Sept 30/ In addition, NWS produces the Phalanx Close-in Weapon System, the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM), SeaRAM, and the Evolved Sea Sparrow/Sparrow family of missiles for ship self-defense against air and surface threats. SeaRAM integrates the RAM into the Phalanx mount and has been installed on the Littoral Combat Ship.