U.S. Navy ships conduct routine trainings, calibration exercises and testings to maintain readiness of their defense systems.
The Phalanx CIWS is a naval system for defense against airborne threats such as anti-ship missiles, fighter jets and helicopters. Consisting of a radar-guided 20 mm Vulcan cannon mounted on a swiveling base. The Phalanx has been used by the United States Navy and the naval forces of 15 other countries.
Video Credits: U.S. Navy videos by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jerrett Ferrell, Petty Officer 2nd Class Corey Todd Jones, Petty Officer 1st Class Douglas Bedford, Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Debra Daco, Lt.Cmdr. Beth Teach, Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Janine F. Jones, Petty Officer 1st Class Toni Burton
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