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US Navy looks for guidance

2nd August 2017 - 14:45 GMT | by Scott Gourley in California


The US Navy has released an RfI to support a planned FY18 live fire demonstration of technologies related to the Naval Surface Fire Support (NSFS) 5-inch guided projectile.

Furthermore, the RfI states that the technology be compatible with the Mk 34 5-inch naval gun including both the Mk 45 MOD 2 and Mk 45 MOD 4 5-inch gun mounts, used on US Navy cruisers and destroyers

The 27 July announcement, released by the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) on behalf of the Major Program Manager, Surface Ship Weapons (PEO IWS 3.0), states the goal of the demonstration

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

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