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Phalanx CIWS: The Last Defense, On Ship and Ashore

Phalanx CIWS: The Last Defense, On Ship and Ashore

Phalanx, firing (click to view full) The radar-guided, rapid-firing MK 15 Phalanx Close-In Weapons System (CIWS, pron. "see-whiz") can fire between 3,000-4,500 20mm cannon rounds per minute, either autonomously or under manual command, as a last-ditch defense against...

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