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A Phalanx CIWS, consisting of a radar-guided 20 mm Gatling gun (4,500 rounds per minute) mounted on a swiveling base. Because of their distinctive barrel-shaped radome and their automated nature of operation, Phalanx CIWS units are sometimes nicknamed "R2-D2" after the famous droid character from the Star Wars films

A Phalanx CIWS, consisting of a radar-guided 20 mm Gatling gun (4,500 rounds per minute) mounted on a swiveling base. Because of their distinctive barrel-shaped radome and their automated nature of operation, Phalanx CIWS units are sometimes nicknamed "R2-D2" after the famous droid character from the Star Wars films