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  • 21 May 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company  a contract totaling $57.8 million to overhaul and upgrade nine Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems, and manufacture two SeaRAM anti-ship missile defense systems. The agreement also includes the purchase of 20 radar upgrade kits. “Raytheon tailors our ship self-defense systems to meet our customers’ requirements,” said Rick Nelson, vice president […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Company delivered the second Phalanx Block 1B Close-In Weapon System for installation on Australia’s newest Air Warfare Destroyer, the Brisbane. A previously awarded direct commercial sale contract calls for a total of three Phalanx mounts to be delivered to the Royal Australian Navy. The first mount was delivered in late 2012 for installation aboard […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company a $159.9 million contract to manufacture, inspect and test Phalanx Close-in Weapon Systems (CIWS). The contract, which provides for a $10 million option in FY15 and another valued at $291 million in FY16, includes support equipment for the Phalanx and SeaRAM Weapon Systems, Block 1B radar upgrades and kits […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company signed a contract for 42.8 million pounds to deliver five Phalanx Block 1B Close-In Weapon Systems to the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence starting in 2013. Installation and in-service support will be provided by Babcock Marine. “Phalanx provides unparalleled ship self-defense to fleets operating in blue water as well as littoral environments,” said […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Industry news

    Raytheon Company signed a $123 million contract to deliver nine Phalanx Block 1B Close-In Weapon Systems to the Republic of Korea Navy.   Under the direct commercial sale, the largest ever for the Phalanx program, Raytheon will deliver the Phalanx systems for installation aboard the FFX Batch II frigate-class ships and AOE II-class fast combat […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Babcock, in association with Raytheon, is to deliver four Phalanx 1B kits and convert four land Phalanx Weapons Systems to their original marinised configuration to provide naval Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWS) capability (the UK’s primary defence for ships against anti-ship missiles), under a contract awarded by the UK MoD. Three of the four Phalanx kits […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company a $136.2 million contract for federal FY13 to remanufacture, overhaul and upgrade 19 Phalanx Close-in Weapon Systems and produce four SeaRAM Anti-ship Missile Defense Systems. This contract includes a $94.8 million option for FY14 covering an additional 12 Phalanx and four SeaRAM systems. The option, if exercised, would bring […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company a $115.5 million contract to remanufacture, overhaul and provide upgrades to Phalanx Close-in Weapon Systems (CIWS).   The CIWS is an integral element of the Navy’s Fleet Defense In-Depth concept and the Ship Self-Defense Program. Work under the contract, which was signed during the second quarter 2014, is expected […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    U.S. defense contractor Raytheon announced it has tested a new electric gun for the Phalanx close-in weapon system. The company said the new upgrade allowed soldiers and sailors to fire at varying rates, which uses less ammunition. The goal of the live-fire test was to ensure the electric gun can operate despite the heavy vibrations […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has carried out a second live-fire test of the SeaRAM® anti-ship defense system installed on the USS Carney stationed in Rota, Spain. USS Carney thereby became the second Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer stationed in Rota, Spain to fire the missile system. On March 4, 2016, USS Porter became the first of four destroyer to […]

  • 12 September 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Raytheon Company signed a $65.5 million contract to deliver five Phalanx Block 1B Close-In Weapon Systems to the Republic of Korea Navy for the new Ulsan-1 class FFX ship program. The direct commercial sale calls for the systems to be installed on the 2,300-ton frigate-class ships starting in April 2013, and represents Phalanx’s largest […]

  • 11 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Raytheon Company  delivered the first Phalanx Close-In Weapon System to the Republic of Korea Navy for batch one of the new Ulsan-1 class FFX ship program. The direct commercial sale calls for the Phalanx Block 1B system to be installed on the lead ship of the 2,300-ton frigate class this year; it represents Phalanx’s […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Vessels

    Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has carried out the first test of its two Phalanx close-in weapon systems (CIWS), engaging both air and surface targets. The trial took place on July 7, as the ship is in the final stages of preparations for a departure to the US coast where it will wrap […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Britain’s most advanced warship has a little extra firepower today with the installation of two automatic machine-guns which throw up a wall of steel against attackers. HMS Daring has become the first Type 45 destroyer to receive the Phalanx Gatling gun – the latest version of the battle-proven weapon which serves as the last line […]

  • 2 August 2011

    Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $6,693,470 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-07-C-5437) for engineering and technical services in support of the MK15 Phalanx Close-In-Weapon System. The Phalanx Close-In Weapon System is a fast reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other ships’ defenses.  […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Following contracts for MK-31 RAM missiles and SM-3 missiles earlier this week, the U.S. Navy has now awarded American defense company Raytheon a $287.9 million contract for work on the Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS). Under the latest firm-fixed-price modification, Raytheon will carry out MK 15 CIWS upgrades and conversions, and system overhauls. CIWS is a fast-reaction terminal […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has tested Raytheon’s SeaRAM anti-ship missile defense system by performing test shots that took out several targets in scenarios that mimicked threats a warship could be faced with. The Raytheon SeaRAM Anti-ship Missile Defense System is a low-risk evolution of the Phalanx Block 1B Close-In Weapon System and the Rolling Airframe Missile. The series of two […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Missile Systems a $45.39 million contract to provide logistics support for the Phalanx Close-In-Weapon System. Under the latest contract, Raytheon is to manage the systems by furnishing repaired and new units for 1041 line items under prescribed performance metrics in response to Fleet requisitions. The delivery order includes an 18-month performance period while work […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded an $18,346,000 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-07-C-5437) for engineering and technical services in support of the MK15 Phalanx Close-In-Weapon System.  The Phalanx Close-In Weapon System is a fast reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other ships’ defenses.  […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $64.6 million contract for design agent engineering and technical support services for the Phalanx close-in weapon system (CIWS), SeaRAM, and land-based Phalanx weapon system. CIWS is a fast-reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other defenses. […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    For the first time, the U.S. Navy successfully fired a tactical missile from a SeaRAM launcher on an Independence variant littoral combat ship. The missile was launched Aug. 14 during a live-fire exercise at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division sea range off the coast of California. USS Coronado (LCS 4) fired a Rolling […]

  • 21 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Tortuga’s CO, XO Relieved of Duties USS Tortuga’s (LSD 46) Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Thomas Goudreau and Executive Officer, Cmdr. John Fleming, were relieved of their duties Dec. 16, due to loss of confidence in their ability to safely operate and navigate the ship and their credibility to lead the crew. UK Orders Phalanx Weapons […]

  • 13 May 2011
    Equipment & technology

      HMNZS TE MANA has successfully test-fired her Close in Weapons System (CIWS) during exercises in the South China Sea. The CIWS (also known as a Phalanx) is a 6 barreled radar controlled 20mm machine gun that can fire up to 75 rounds of hardened steel bullets a second (4500 per minute).  The purpose of […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $161,030,943 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-5427) for MK15 Mod 31 SeaRAM systems in support of LCS 6 and 8 and Japan’s DDH 2405 helicopter destroyer, as well as Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) Block 1B class “A” overhauls, and land-based Phalanx Weapon System class […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    The US State Department has approved the sale of three SEAL Delivery Vehicles (SDV) MK 11 Shallow Water Combat Submersibles (SWCS) to the United Kingdom. The contract is worth an estimated $90 million and includes spares, handling and test equipment, and program support. According to the statement, the incorporation of the new system is not expected […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Babcock has successfully delivered a long term contract to upgrade the 4.5 inch Mk8 naval gun to Mod1 standard, with the completion June of the last gun system upgrade to programme and cost. Babcock undertook the first Mk8 Mod1 upgrade under the contract in 2005. The seven year programme has involved major modification and overhaul […]

  • 21 April 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Australian Navy’s New LHD Takes Shape A high precision Enerpac SyncHoist system has been successfully deployed by heavy lift and transport specialists Universal Cranes to ensure optimum accuracy and safety in the hoisting and positioning of key components of one of the largest ships ever built for the Royal Australian Navy. Navy Removes USS Cowpens […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Rear Admiral Jack Steer, ONZM, Chief Of New Zealand Navy visited the MWS recently as part of a wider visit to the UK. During his time at HMS Collingwood the Admiral visited the Maritime Composite Training System, the Bridge Simulator, the Phalanx Maintainer and the Radar Laboratory. The Admiral then had lunch with students from […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) carried out a live-fire exercise with the ship’s RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile weapons systems and Phalanx Close-In Weapons System on November 2. Carl Vinson fired at two drones using the ship’s aft RAM launcher and fired the CIWS as part of a pre-aim […]