Footage of the Phalanx close-in weapon system (CIWS) undergoing a Pre-action Aim Calibration (PAC) fire test aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Consisting of a radar-guided 20 mm Gatling gun mounted on a swiveling base, the CIWS is used for automatically detecting and destroying short-range anti-ship missiles and enemy aircraft which have penetrated the outer defenses.

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