Iranian Navy will soon unveil home-grown CIWS

May 7, 2016

TEHRAN - Deputy Navy Commander Rear Admiral Gholamreza Khadem Bigham let slip on Saturday that the Iranian Navy will be soon receiving deliveries of a home-grown close-in weapons system (CIWS) similar to the American Phalanx system, Fars reported.

Deliveries will be available as soon as the Iranian Navy finishes testing the system. 

Close-in weapon system is used for defense against anti-ship missiles.

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