To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

AUSA 2011: Raytheon examines larger calibre LPWS

11th October 2011 - 15:00 GMT | by Darren Lake

RSS

Raytheon, in partnership with the US Army and Navy, has completed initial gun calibre testing of 25 mm and 30 mm gun systems on a simulated Land-Based Phalanx Weapon System (LPWS).

The analysis focused on structural impacts to the system related the increase from the current 20 mm gun system. Testing focused on the structural impact of the larger munitions and gun calibre systems on the Phalanx mount and included factors such as acoustic pressure, system vibration, gun blast pressure and increased servo response time as a result of the large calibre gun.

During the next 24 months, Raytheon will

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
  • Free magazine subscription to all our titles
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
  • 10-year news archive access
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Start your free trial
Darren Lake

Author

Darren Lake


Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin