TITLE

Fast-Firing Turret Aims to Counter RPGs

AUTHOR(S)
Burgess, Richard R.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Sea Power;Feb2005, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the development of a swiveling gun turret to defend vehicles against rocket-propelled grenades (RPG) by the United Defense Industries Inc. in the U.S. Mechanism of RPG; Development of a gun system to intercept and destroy incoming RPGs; Features of Close-In Countermeasures (CICM) system; Use of microbolometer infrared imaging camera to detect the launch flame of an RPG; Usage of microbolometer cameras.
ACCESSION #
16518822

 

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