This Multi-Launcher Spits Out Missiles Like a 12-Barrel Revolver

While the Phalanx has proven an immensely effective self-defense system for the US Navy, it's far from a watertight solution. To intercept incoming threats that the Phalanx can't handle, the US Navy is investing in a rotating missile-launcher that lobs a baker's dozen of self-propelled missiles at anyone dumb enough… » 12/13/13 11:40am 12/13/13 11:40am

The C-RAM Centurion Tears Up Warheads With a Stream of Hot Lead

The US Navy's Phalanx Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) is the last line of defense against inbound rocket and missile attacks. When it detects inbound threats, it automatically unleashes a torrent of armor-piercing rounds. And, not content to let the Navy have all the fun, the US Army is currently developing its own… » 5/04/12 11:30am 5/04/12 11:30am