Intense Naval Exercise. US Sailors …

A few video episodes of U.S. Navy Sailors utilizing the Mk 38 MOD 2 25mm MGS, including some footage with the Phalanx CIWS, during live fire training exercises against simulated enemy boats/targets while conducting routine operations at sea.

The purpose of the exercise is to maintain Sailors’ readiness and proficiency as well as checking the system’s reliability.

The Mk 38 MOD 2 is the newer version of the Mk 38, which is remotely operated and includes an Electronic Optical Sight, Laser Range-Finder, FLIR, and a more reliable feeding system, enhancing the system’s capabilities and accuracy.

Credit: U.S. Navy videos by Austin Rooney, Petty Officer 1st Class Toni Burton, Seaman Drace Wilson, Petty Officer 3rd Class Haydn Smith

Thumbnail Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Cox

The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.

Derivative works: Military Archive

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