NAVAL PLATFORM SYSTEMS
20mm Phalanx / 30mm Goalkeeper / AEGIS Illuminator
RELIABLE AND DEPENDABLE
SHIPBOARD DEFENSE SYSTEM COMPONENTS
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has a long legacy in designing and producing high-quality weapons, handling systems and components for shipboard defense systems.
Close-In Weapon System (CIWS)
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems produces the 20mm M61A1 Gatling gun and ammunition handling system for the Phalanx Close-In Weapon System.
Phalanx defends navy ships against a variety of anti-ship threats, such as anti-ship missiles and aircraft, small high-speed surface craft, small terrorist aircraft, helicopters and surface mines. Phalanx is the only deployed CIWS capable of completely autonomous searching, detection, evaluation, tracking, engagement and kill-assessment functions.
Detect. Evaluate. Track.
Director Controller for the Aegis Weapon System
The Gun and Guided Missile Director MK82 and the Director Controller MK200 – components of the Group MK81 – are currently produced for the Aegis Weapon System MK7 by General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems.
The Antenna Assembly AS-34444/SPG-62 (developed, designed and produced by Raytheon Equipment Division) is mounted on the MK82 by an elevation-over-train pedestal, providing space stabilization for the radar’s line of site.
The assembly is capable of moving on two axes, train and elevation (parallel and normal to the base plane of the director), and is unmanned with START, STOP and RESET controls located apart from the device. The director, which is not limited in train or traverse positioning, supplies train and elevation position data and radar line of site rates in both traverse and elevation for use by the fire control system computer.
30MM Close-In Ship Defense System
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems produces the seven-barrel GAU-8/A 30mm Gatling gun and ammunition handling system for the 30mm Goalkeeper Close-In Weapon System. Goal-keeper is an extremely accurate weapon system for close-in defense of ships from high-speed missile and aircraft threats.
Your Mission is Our Mission.
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems is a global aerospace and defense company. We are a committed to providing the U.S. military and its allies with an extensive range of overarching products that provide a cutting-edge advantage to our war fighters. A General Dynamics Company.
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