Tuesday, May 10, 2011

CIWS Systems Worldwide

Document describes the various Close-in weapon systems operational worldwide. It describes the respective qualities, lethality & ease of integration of each weapon. In the case of lethality Russian CIWS namely Tulamashzavod AK-630 stands unchallenged; in the case of cross-platform ability & as a totally independent system with modern FAPDS rounds the German Rheinmetall 35 x 228 DM 33 stands unchallenged…lastly the most widely used system US Phalanx with its seamless integration with onboard naval machinery  is the most economical system on the scene; but wait Chinese have come up with a decent CIWS system ready to influence the defence market!!

CIWS Article


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