You Got To Check Out Navy’s Last Line Of Defense: The Phalanx | American Military News

You Got To Check Out Navy’s Last Line Of Defense: The Phalanx

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If an enemy vessel breaks through the perimeter around a U.S. battleship or other vessel, they turn to their super powered CIWS (Close-in Weapon System): The Phalanx.

This thing is intense! If you are an enemy trying to get cute around a U.S. ship, you better say your prayers.

Check out this bad boy in action!:

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