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  MK 15 Phalanx Close-In Weapons System (CIWS)
CIWS, without assistance from other shipboard systems, will automatically engage incoming anti-ship missiles and high-speed, low-level aircraft that have penetrated the ship primary defense envelope.
CIWS has been a mainstay self defense system aboard nearly every class of ship since the late 70’s.
This CIWS installation includes a conversion kit for each weapon group to facilitate ease and safety of maintenance; the "maintenance enclosure" kit installs the below-deck equipment for a gun mount in a prefabricated enclosure with the mount located above it.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ship/weaps/mk-15.htm   (773 words)

  
 Canadian Injured Workers Society - Workers compensation in Canada. WCB, WSIB, WorksafeBC, WHSCC, WCHSB, CSST
CIWS Estimate of Claimant Fraud (0.01%) Confirmed by New York Statistics           
NEWS RELEASE - CIWS re: Firefighters Presumptive Legislation           
The CIWS is funded solely by memberships and donations.
www.ciws.ca   (580 words)

  
  MIT Lincoln Laboratory - Corridor Integrated Weather System (CIWS)
The CIWS “tactical” traffic flow management products complement the longer-term “strategic” (2-6 hour) national CCFP forecasts that are also needed for flight planning and traffic flow management.
The CIWS weather products and display features for 2003 were designed based on user feedback from the CIWS 2001 and 2002 demonstrations.
A concept exploration CIWS, developed and operated by MIT Lincoln Laboratory under the supervision of the Aviation Weather Requirements Directorate (ARU) and AUA-460, was operated throughout the year to facilitate quantifying delay reduction benefits.
www.ll.mit.edu /AviationWeather/CIWS-flyer.html   (914 words)

  
  About CIWS
CIWS was very impressed with the answers and ideas of the students.
CIWS is now undertaking a major fund raising campaign so we may carry out the children's wishes of a Wildlife Sanctuary for the 21st Century.
Bequests, legacies, transfers, or gifts to CIWS or for CIWS use are deductible for Federal estate and gift tax purposes if they meet the applicable provisions of sections 2055, 2106, and 2522 of the Code.
www.ciws.org /en/about.html   (414 words)

  
 Large Calibre CIWS
This is a supplement to 20-30mm Gatling-type CIWS weapons and is suitable for mounting on larger vessels.
Large Calibre CIWS mounts 2 x 5 40mm barrels, possibly fed from a single chamber.
Large calibre CIWS will also prove to be a potent surface to surface weapon system.
www.angelfire.com /art/enchanter/LCCIWS.html   (256 words)

  
 Close-in weapon system
A CIWS usually consists of a combination of radars, computers, and multiple rapid-fire medium calibre guns placed on a rotating gun mount.
Nearly all classes of modern warship are equipped with some kind of CIWS system.
The concept of a CIWS came in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 when an Indian anti-ship missile penetrated the tanker PNS Dacca's outer defences.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/c/cl/close_in_weapon_system.html   (239 words)

  
 CLOSE-IN WEAPON SYSTEM RADAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
CIWS will automatically engage anti-ship missiles and high-speed, low-level aircraft that penetrate the ship's primary defenses.
CIWS is operated remotely from either a Local Control Panel (LCP) or the Remote Control Panel (RCP) located in the Combat Information Center (CIC).
CIWS was developed in the late 1970's to defend against anti-ship cruise missiles.
www.tpub.com /fcv2/19.htm   (886 words)

  
 Phalanx CIWS
The Phalanx CIWS (Close-in Weapon System, pronounced see-whizz) is an anti-missile system designed and manufactured by Raytheon Systems Company.
CIWS has been developed through a number of different configurations.
The Block 1B also allows for human intervention to identify and target threats.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ci/CIWS.html   (231 words)

  
 CIWS Logo Scholarship
CIWS hopes to have the judging completed by the end of June 1998.
CIWS would like to thank each and every student that submitted a logo design and description.
CIWS Logo Scholarship is open to Elementary, Middle, or High School Students (public, private, parochial, and home) in any Country under the age of 19.
www.ciws.org /english/logo.html   (507 words)

  
 CIWS Live-Fire Exercise Proves Systems’ Worth
The carriers CIWS, operated by Combat Systems CS-73 Division, are located at the aft end of the ship.
Fire Controlman 3rd Class John Laredo was in charge of the CIWS remote control panel in the ships Combat Direction Center (CDC) during the drill, which was part of a Phalanx readiness exercise.
While this was the first CIWS TDU shoot since Feb. 9, 2003, the system is normally test-fired weekly at sea, explained Lt. Gus Cuyler, who was the CDC air warfare officer during the shoot.
www.isria.info /FILES/2006/DECEMBER/12142006__6.htm   (554 words)

  
 WhaleResearch.org :: Centre for Cetacean Research & Conservation :: Humpback & Beaked Whale Research :: ...
Latitudinally, the Cook Islands lie between approximately 7º S and the Tropic of Capricorn; the longitudinal boundaries of the Cooks are between 156º and 167º W, with the Cooks lying between French Polynesia to the east and Samoa and Niue to the west.
Observations of newborn calves, as well as singing behavior and competitive groups, strongly indicate that the waters of the CIWS are used by humpback whales for both calving and mating.
Research in the CIWS is currently focused on continued study of humpback whales, on beaked whales, and on documentation of cetacean diversity in the region.
www.whaleresearch.org /update_001.htm   (1383 words)

  
 Center for Integrated Watershed Studies - Current Project
An ongoing project, initially supported by the New York State Water Resources Institute and currently funded by a CIWS EPA grant, is testing the relative abilities of different wetland plant species and species combinations to retain nitrogen and phosphorus in such a way as to improve water quality in the Upper Susquehanna River watershed.
A collaborative study with CIWS member Dr. Joe Graney is also examining metal retention in these wetland plants.
CIWS members are collaborating on a basic limnological study of eutrophic Whitney Point Reservoir in a project just underway.
ciws.binghamton.edu /projects.htm   (3202 words)

  
 USSBiddle.org | Trivia | CIWS
CIWS, without assistance from other shipboard systems, will automatically engage incoming anti-ship missiles and high-speed, low-level aircraft that have penetrated the ship primary defense envelope.
As a unitized system, CIWS automatically performs search, detecting, tracking, threat evaluation, firing, and kill assessments of targets while providing for manual override.
The fire control assembly is composed of a search radar for surveillance and detection of hostile targets and a track radar for aiming the gun while tracking a target.
www.ussbiddle.org /trivia/ciws.html   (335 words)

  
 Phalanx Has A Future
The radar-guided, rapid-firing Phalanx CIWS is a worthy successor to the Gatling.
Third, the Phalanx CIWS is vastly more flexible than the ambitious and promising, but still experimental THEL laser systems we discussed in these columns on Aug. 24.
The success of the Phalanx CIWS is a demonstration of how even in the most ambitiously cutting edge fields of military technology, sometimes the best forms of defense employ simple, low tech principles combined with modern high tech ones.
www.spacewar.com /reports/Phalanx_Has_A_Future_999.html   (1234 words)

  
 CIWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The only noticeable differences from earlier versions were the additions of a roller ring at the front of the barrel and stabilizing braces due to the higher rate of fire.
The metal dome on the CIWS houses the surface-scanning radar.
The marking on the CIWS vary greatly from none to eight or ten.
www.steelnavy.com /CIWS.htm   (1714 words)

  
 Phalanx CIWS
The Phalanx CIWS (Close-in weapon system, pronounced see-whizz) is an anti-missile system designed and manufactured by Raytheon Company.
The Navy has unofficially nicknamed the Phalanx CIWS R2-D2 after the prominent radar dome on top.
Canadian Sailors have monickered CIWS as meaning "Christ, it Won't Shoot".
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/p/ph/phalanx_ciws.html   (382 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Its designers (and often its pilots) reply that Swiftstars are not intended to engage in sustained combat; they are expected to scout for the enemy, call in missile strikes if possible, and avoid and evade except as a last resort.
Like the Lancer, though, the Mace lacks a secondary weapon, and many have been forced to retire when their railgun is damaged by a freak hit.
Intended for close-quarters and city fighting, it is well equipped with devastating short-range weapons, and its painting laser allows it to call in firepower from friendly mechs even in restricted environments.
www.cs.sfu.ca /~mjolson/personal/wargames/blood_and_steel/mech-designs.txt   (1082 words)

  
 CIWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Phalanx CIWS (Close In Weapons System) was installed aboard Sterett in 1978 to provide protection against attacking anti-ship missiles.
The CIWS system is an unmanned gun system based around the six barreled 20 mm Vulcan gun.
The white dome atop the gun mount is a radar system capable not only of tracking a target but also tracking the fired rounds and thus ensuring the two coincide.
www.sterett.org /public/31Ship_tour/ciws.htm   (336 words)

  
 YouTube - CIWS Firing in the Pacific.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Mount Whitney's CIWS had the same nickname too...We would have over/under bets on when it would jam during testing.
CIWS Block 1B has IR optic on radome and can be manually fired, usually more for surface targets.
Once they determine with a high degree of confidence that it is indeed an enemy, then they engage the CIWS or other defenses.
www.youtube.com /watch?v=tmwQagrjtfw   (376 words)

  
 Article
The radar-guided, rapid-firing Phalanx CIWS is a worthy successor to the Gatling.
Third, the Phalanx CIWS is vastly more flexible than the ambitious and promising, but still experimental THEL laser systems we discussed in these columns on Aug. 24.
The success of the Phalanx CIWS is a demonstration of how even in the most ambitiously cutting edge fields of military technology, sometimes the best forms of defense employ simple, low tech principles combined with modern high tech ones.
www.rantburg.com /poparticle.php?D=2006-11-06&HC=2&ID=171156   (2148 words)

  
 Raytheon Company: Products & Services: Phalanx
The Phalanx CIWS advanced radar-controlled gun system provides superior defense against close-in air and surface threats.
The Phalanx Close-In Weapon System is a rapid-fire, computer-controlled, radar-guided gun system designed to defeat anti-ship missiles and other close-in air and surface threats.  A self-contained package, Phalanx automatically carries out functions usually performed by multiple systems -- including search, detection, threat evaluation, tracking, engagement, and kill assessment.
Phalanx is installed on practically all U.S. combatant ships and on those of 22 allied nations.  More information on Phalanx and related products can be found using the links found on this page.
www.raytheon.com /products/phalanx   (97 words)

  
 Tank-CIWS. The XM214
It is clear that both the weapon and sensor systems suitable for a vehicle mounted CIWS are already in existence.
CIWS fire could be used to destroy detected attacks at a distance, with fragmentation charges being used as a close range backup.
By using a Slew-to-cue (STC) system the radar of the defence vehicle could also direct the CIWS of tanks against threats.
www.angelfire.com /art/enchanter/XM214.html   (2130 words)

  
 [No title]
Francois RE:Anti-Torpedo CIWS 1/26/2006 1:09:20 AM Quotation : "The anti-torpedo "hard-kill" weapon based on a light weight torpedo-like effector is nowadays elected as the most viable and credible solution".
Francois RE:Anti-Torpedo CIWS 1/26/2006 8:28:34 PM fitz :Recall that during the Falkland Islands conflict the Royal Navy, the pre-eminent ASW force in the world at the time, expended something like 250 rather spendy ASW torpedo's and an equal number of depth charges and never even came close to hitting a single submarine.
Weasel RE:Anti-Torpedo CIWS 1/27/2006 2:14:40 PM You know, Sound and sonar is a wonderful thing, but what people seem to forget is that it is very sensitive, so it follows that it would be easy to knock out (pure speculation upon my part).
www.strategypage.com /militaryforums/8-9080.aspx   (1407 words)

  
 Haze Gray & Underway Photo Feature: USS Lake Erie (CG 70)
The starboard-side Phalanx CIWS is in the center of the view, with the starboard SLQ-32(V)3 electronic warfare antenna system below.
The port CIWS is mostly obscured behind structure and a communications antenna dome.
The forward two SPG-62 missile directors are at right; the two Phalanx CIWS at left.
www.hazegray.org /features/cg70   (463 words)

  
 ICIP
Terminal and en route weather sensors are used to create the Corridor Integrated Weather System (CIWS) products: the rapid update rate of the Airport Surveillance Radar (ASR-9) and Air Route Surveillance Radar (ARSR-4) radars (30-60 seconds) is used to detect rapidly growing cells, while NEXRAD (next generation radar) provides three-dimensional storm information.
The CIWS precipitation and storm motion pictures are provided by the Integrated Terminal Weather System (ITWS) storm tracking and extrapolated position algorithms.
The plan is to extend the CIWS demonstration system in the Northeast corridor based on analysis of the Cleveland corridor from an operations concept.
www.faa.gov /aua/news/nov01/ciws.htm   (603 words)

  
 LD-2000 Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) - SinoDefence.com
The weapon system can be used stand along to provide point air defence for high-value strategic targets against aircraft and cruise missiles, or deployed as a part of a multi-layer air defence system comprising surface-to-air missiles (SAM) and anti-aircraft artillery weapons.
The prototype of the LD-2000 is mounted on a Chinese locally developed 8X8 truck, but a newer model incorporating the CIWS with surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) is seen mounted on a Wanshan WS-2400 (Chinese copy of the Russian MAZ543 missile TEL) 8X8 heavy-duty wheeled chassis with better cross-country capability.
While three of these guns are deployed to protect a target, the other three can be relocated to a new location.
www.sinodefence.com /army/antiaircraft/ld2000.asp   (434 words)

  
 Phalanx Deckloader System (PDS)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It provides a working surface for CIWS maintenance and does not interfere with the CIWS field of fire.
The PDS allows a crew of two to complete a 1500-round reload of the CIWS ready magazine in less than four minutes.
The PDS has entered the naval inventories of the United Kingdom, Japan and Israel as an integral part of their fleet readiness.
www.wd.com /phalanx.htm   (103 words)

  
 USS Donald Cook Nets Second Consecutive CIWS Excellence Award
Donald Cook is the first ship to collect the prestigious award twice, and more notably, the first to earn the honor two years in a row.
The Phalanx CIWS is a 20mm, rapid-fire, Gatling gun, capable of accurately firing more than 3,000 rounds per minute as the final line of defense against anti-ship missiles or aircraft.
The CIWS technicians attribute their success to a culmination of regular maintenance, constant training and plenty of pride in their work.
www.news.navy.mil /search/display.asp?story_id=18457   (453 words)

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