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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): July 2005
Total Production: 32
Also Known As: LPWS and Mk 15 MOD 29
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products (M61A1 gun) and Raytheon*   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: Mk 15 Phalanx
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1980
Total Production: 932
Family Members: Mk 15 Phalanx Block 0, Mk 15 Phalanx Block 1/1A and Mk 15 Phalanx Block 1B
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Description: The Centurion is a modified Phalanx Block 1B weapon system mounted on a stabilized wheeled platform to protect ground forces and high-value sites against rocket, artillery and mortar (RAM) threats. This Counter-RAM (C-RAM) weapon system has been deployed in the Global War on Terror (GWOT) with the Armed Forces of the United States of America (USA) and the United Kingdom (UK). As of July 2008, the Centurion has successfully intercepted and destroyed over 100 RAM threats.

Centurion Specifications

Main Gun Caliber: 20 millimeter
Max Rate of Fire: 4,500 roundperminute
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Centurion News

There are 5 news between
15 May 2008 and 2 Dec 2010
Thursday, December 2, 2010Mobile Land-Based Phalanx Weapon System Completes Live-Fire Demonstration
Tuesday, May 19, 2009US Navy Awards Contract to Raytheon for Phalanx 1B/Centurion Overhaul and Upgrade
Friday, May 15, 2009Raytheon Awarded Phalanx 1B Contract
Friday, September 19, 2008US Navy Orders Upgrades and Conversions for Mk 15 Phalanx Block 1B
Thursday, May 15, 2008US Navy and Raytheon Sign New Phalanx Close-In Weapon System Contract

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