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  Phalanx CIWS - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Phalanx CIWS (Close-in weapon system, pronounced see-whizz) is an anti-missile system that was designed and manufactured by the General Dynamics Corporation, Pomona Division.
In February 1991, during the first Gulf War, the USS Missouri and the Phalanx-equipped USS Jarrett were in the vicinity of an Iraqi Silkworm missile (often referred to as the 'Seersucker') that had been fired, either at Missouri or at the nearby HMS Gloucester.
In the action film The Sum of All Fears, a Phalanx aboard the USS John C. Stennis is used to destroy multiple missiles fired by Russian Tu-22M "Backfire" bombers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Phalanx_CIWS   (1614 words)

 Macedonian phalanx Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Macedonian phalanx is an infantry formation developed by Philip II and used by his son Alexander the Great to conquer the Persian empire.
Phalanxes remained dominant on battlefields throughout the Hellenistic period, although wars had evolved into more protracted operations generally involving sieges and naval combat as much as field battles, until they were finally displaced by the Roman legions.
Philip II spent much of his youth as a hostage at Thebes, where he studied under the renowned general Epaminondas, whose reforms were the basis for the phalanx.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/m/ma/macedonian_phalanx.html   (599 words)

 Phalanx - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phalanx CIWS is a defense system, originally and primarily used on naval vessels.
Phalanx [1] is the premier all-male a capella group at Elizabethtown College.
The Phalanx was a Fourierist journal published in New York City from 1843 to 1845
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Phalanx   (214 words)

 Greek Phalanx   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The origin of the phalanx is hazy, but it is known to have been utilized by the Sumerians over two thousand years before the rise of the Greek city-states.
The phalanx was trained to operate and maneuvor as a cohesive unit.
As the phalanx advanced the hoplites would maintain a steady pace and slowly begin to quicken their pace as they approached the enemy.
www.sarissa.org /war/phalanx.php   (370 words)

 enemies of rome
On the left is a Hoplite-type phalanx (red), in the center (green) is a mixed phalanx with spears and pikes, and on the right is a sarissa-type phalanx.
As the phalanx evolved longer spears and pikes came to be used.
Since the phalanx is always described as tightly compressed it would seem that the sarissas would have to have been pointed above the heads of the ranks in front.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Oracle/6622/enemies-of-rome.html   (1202 words)

 perl.com: The Phalanx Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As it is with the shields of the men in the phalanx, it is with the numerous and overlapping tests of the Phalanx project.
The primary goal of Phalanx is to increase the quality of a given module's test suite, mostly by increasing the amount of the module's code that the tests cover.
Phalanx wiki, but now I hope that with a group, it will be easier to keep motivation high.
www.perl.com /pub/a/2005/01/13/phalanx.html   (1601 words)

 Dusan's Phalanx Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Phalanx is freeware, it is distributed under the General Public License (GPL).
Phalanx XXII - README file It is also included in both source and binary distributions.
"phalanx bench" allows no other command line parameters, most importantly the hash table size is always the default one to simplify the benchmark process and to avoid complicated interpretation of benchmark results.
dusan.freeshell.org /phalanx   (573 words)

 MK 15 Phalanx Close-In Weapons System (CIWS)
The MK 15 Phalanx Close-In Weapons System (CIWS - pronounced "sea-whiz") is a fast-reaction, rapid-fire 20-millimeter gun system that provides US Navy ships with a terminal defense against anti-ship missiles that have penetrated other fleet defenses.
Phalanx underwent operational tests and evaluation onboard USS Bigelow in 1977, and exceeded maintenance and reliability specifications.
Phalanx is a point-defense, total-weapon system consisting of two 20mm gun mounts that provide a terminal defense against incoming air targets.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/ship/systems/mk-15.htm   (1314 words)

 Mk-15 Phalanx Close-In Weapons System
The Mk-15 Phalanx CIWS is a fast-reaction, rapid-fire 20mm gun system for short range defense against aircraft or missiles.
The Phalanx' track radar consists of two radar screens which track the flight path of the incoming missile and also of the own bullets.
The prototype of the Phalanx was tested aboard USS KING (DDG 41) in 1973.
navysite.de /weapons/phalanx.htm   (505 words)

 Phalanxes™ - Visual Chatting
Phalanx v4.0 is an interactive visual chat program that allows you to communicate with friends in a community that resembles a living comic strip.
Phalanx has developed quite a bit in recent days and as many of you know it allows multiple languages.
Phalanx is a FREE alternative for The Palace client.
www.phalanxes.com   (309 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)

 Phalanx definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Phalanx: Anatomically, any one of the bones in the fingers or toes.
A "phalanx" in ancient Greece was a military formation composed of heavily armed troops in close deep ranks.
A phalanx was a formidable group that was difficult to penetrate.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4866   (241 words)

 The Phalanx Project -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As the Phalanx project continues, we'll start looking at the modules distributed with Perl, as well as the tests that test Perl itself.
Phalanx will only work WITH module authors, not against or instead of them.
The Phalanx 100 is based roughly on popularity and importance.
qa.perl.org /phalanx   (299 words)

 Automatic Safety Loading Smart Holster Handgun
As you holster your pistol, the interior configuration of the Phalanx L.A.S.H.® partially retracts the slide, inserts an action locking lug and blocks the trigger.
The delay caused by the need to use two hands to chamber a cartridge compromises the safety of carrying in Unloaded Condition 3 during a confrontation when speed is critical, not to mention the additional disadvantage of not having the other hand free to fend off an assailant.
With only a short, single-handed motion the PHALANX LASH® automatically transitions the pistol from trigger and pistol Locked, Unloaded Condition 3 to Unlocked, Loaded Condition 1, cocked and drawn ready to fire in less than a second.
www.phalanxarms.com   (593 words)

 The Phalanx in Battle - Colonel Dave Grossman, Author
The Greek phalanx required a high degree of training and organization, but starting around the 4th century B.C., the Greek city-states were able to use it to negate the impact of the chariot in battle.
These aspects of the phalanx combined with the later Greek mastery of horseback riding (albeit absent stirrups) in order to approach an enemy from vulnerable flanks and to exploit pursuits permitted the Greek to conquer a vast portion of the world.
The Greeks were defeated by the Romans, but the inherent simplicity of the phalanx combined with its psychological fundamentals were so powerful that after the fall of the Roman Empire the phalanx again became ascendant, with the Swiss achieving the epitome of perfection of the phalanx in the Middle Ages and early Renaissance.
www.killology.com /art_weap_sum_phalanx.htm   (327 words)

 Critias [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On a single day in May of 403 BC, in a pitched battle between the forces under the command of Thrasybulus and Critias and the supporters of the Thirty, the mastermind of the oligarchic movement fell.
The members of the Thirty themselves stood in the front ranks on the extreme left of the phalanx.
However, the arrangement of the phalanx in a deep column failed, the fighting bloody and costly.
www.iep.utm.edu /c/critias.htm   (3521 words)

 Brainhouse Laboratories
Phalanx now features iptscrae and authoring support and now is fully backwards compatible with the palace server.
For those of you who haven't installed Phalanx on your computer please use the second link button on the download page so you have all the required files for running Phalanx.
Phalanx users continue to rejoice as we update and bring Phalanx to the forefront and provide a FREE alternative for The Palace client.
www.bhlabs.com   (1019 words)

 Allakhazam.com: Final Fantasy XI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Being a rdm i was able ta keep phalanx (our group shared the profit of everything so that all memebers benefited and no one was left with lol lousy beastcoins ^^) I think this is prolly the easiest bcnm 40 there is. we didnt even use food ~ *
Phalanx is optional and not worth the price in my opinion.
Phalanx should be attainable through all three of the BCNM40, not just the two listed there currently.
ffxi.allakhazam.com /db/item.html?fitem=3787   (1725 words)

 Freedom Phalanx HQ
The Freedom Phalanx continues to rebuild and reform from the devestation of the Rikti War even as its selfless membership attempts to aid and support the rest of the world in doing so as well.
Keeping with long time policy, young heroes are invited and welcomed to serve with the esteemed organization and its storied heroes throughout the world where ever there is need.
Dubbed Task Force Onyx, and led by the Stateswoman of the next generation of the Freedom Phalanx, the team was sighted battling numerous villains throughout the city in an effort to free the long lost soul of one of Paragon City's great heroes.
www.freedomphalanx.com   (315 words)

 ROBOTECH.COM - The Official Robotech Web Site!
Like the Defender, the Destroid Phalanx was based on the chasis of the MBR-04 Destroid Tomahawk.
First designed and deployed aboard the SDF-1, the Phalanx was intended to serve as a walking missile battery, capable of delivering air defense missiles to protect the SDF-1 from Zentraedi attacks.
Late in the First Robotech War, this mecha was refit with reflex missiles and used in the final massive attack against Dolza's fortress.
www.robotech.com /infopedia/mecha/viewmecha.php?id=14   (226 words)

Travis, Nick, and Brian have known each other since before they could remember but Phalanx started in 1998.
Brian and a mutual friend Owen Esau decided one day in 1997 that they wanted to be rock stars.
The 3 of them played as a band for many years under names like No Evil, Naked Flames, and Funky Munks, but decided on Phalanx because it has background meaning and it fit the band.
www.myspace.com /phalanxrocks   (516 words)

 Young Phalanx
The Freedom Phalanx are Paragon City's premier group of heroes.
We are the Young Phalanx, heroes-in-training to become the next generation of superhero.
The Young Phalanx are an RP supergroup on the Virtue server.
phalanx.dragon-fire.net   (755 words)

 Phalanx - OneLook Dictionary Search
Phalanx : Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
PHALANX : 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
Phrases that include Phalanx: base of phalanx, body of phalanx, head of phalanx, base of phalanx of hand, distal phalanx of hand, more...
www.onelook.com /?w=Phalanx&ls=a   (275 words)

 Phalanx Show - The Wargamimg Show of the Year
Phalanx Show - The Wargamimg Show of the Year
In it you will find the latest information about the clubs and the traders that will be attending as well as directions and timetables making it as easy as possible to find.
Phalanx is the premier event for wargamers in the North West and this year the Show will take place on
www.phalanxshow.co.uk   (250 words)

 GMT GAMES: Great Battles of History: Phalanx, Module for Great Battles of Alexander   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Note: To play Phalanx, you need a copy of Great Battles of Alexander Deluxe Edition.
The armies in these battles are very Macedonian in style, with a lot of mixing of unit types and capabilities, with the exception that, because of the terrain, reliance on cavalry is almost non-existent.
The phalanx itself was still the army's anchor, although it was only a generation away from its initial comeuppance at the hands of a Roman army at Cynoscephalae (see SPQR).
www.gmtgames.com /gbad/gmtgba20.htm   (120 words)

 Phalanx Free discussion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A number of the members were interested in the idea and we have been
I'm all for having those biggies handled by Phalanx, and handled well.
Please be respectful to interlocutors, don`t use oath, don`t abuse capital letters, don`t publish advertising and also materials violate netiquette.
qaix.com /perl-web-programming/98-562-phalanx-read.shtml   (1943 words)

 Phalanx CIWS - en
Phalanx provides US Navy ships with a terminal defense against anti-ship missiles that have penetrated other fleet defenses.
The Phalanx Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) underwent operational tests and evaluation onboard USS Bigelow in 1977, and exceeded maintenance and reliability specifications.
If you would like to help me or if you have pictures or anything interesting for these pages,
www.military.cz /usa/navy/weapons/phalanx/phalanx_en.htm   (158 words)

 IGN: Phalanx
Find out what other IGN readers have to say about Phalanx.
The classic Super NES shooter is cruising for a Game Boy Advance port.
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gameboy.ign.com /objects/016/016342.html   (192 words)

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