Mk 57  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2008
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: PVLS
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Raytheon and United Defense
Parent System: Mk 57
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2008
Total Production: ?
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Description: The Mk 57, formerly known as the Peripheral Vertical Launch System (PVLS), is being developed to meet the requirements of 21st century fighting ships such as the DD(X) destroyer and the CG(X) missile cruiser. The Mk 57 will be ready to fire lightweight missiles such as the ESSM or the massive Standard SM-3 missile related to sea-based midcourse ballistic defense.

Mk 57 Applications

Fighting Ships CG(X) DDG 1000 Zumwalt

Mk 57 News

There are 8 news between
25 Aug 2003 and 21 Aug 2012
Tuesday, August 21, 2012US Navy Awards New Production Contract for Mk 41 and Mk 57 Vertical Launching Systems
Monday, May 14, 2012ExLS Standalone Launching System Demonstrated Successfully
Thursday, August 12, 2010Extensible Launching System Successfully Conducted First Vertical Launch of Nulka
Monday, November 5, 2007BAE Systems Awarded Contract for MK57 Launching System for DDG 1000 Destroyer
Monday, February 12, 2007MK 57 Vertical Launching System Tested Successfully
Thursday, May 26, 2005Raytheon to Conduct DD(X) Ship System Integration and Detail Design
Monday, October 25, 2004Mk 110 Naval Gun Selected as DD(X) Close-In Gun System
Monday, August 25, 2003Raytheon's New Vertical Launch System Designated as Mk 57

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