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The Advanced Gun System (AGS) is a naval artillery system developed and produced by BAE Systems Armaments Systems for the ''Zumwalt''-class destroyer of the United States Navy.
Annapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County.
A battleship is a large armored warship with a main battery consisting of large caliber guns.
In artillery, caliber or calibredifference in British English and American English spelling is the internal diameter of a gun barrel, or by extension a relative measure of the length.
The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) is the most senior officer in the United States Navy.
A cruiser is a type of warship.
The Des Moines-class cruisers were a trio of U.S. Navy heavy cruisers, commissioned in 1948 and 1949.
Laser guidance directs a robotic system to a target position by means of a laser beam.
The Naval History and Heritage Command, formerly the Naval Historical Center, is an Echelon II command responsible for the preservation, analysis, and dissemination of U.S. naval history and heritage located at the historic Washington Navy Yard.
The United States Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), named for Rear Admiral John A. Dahlgren, is located in Dahlgren, Virginia, with a geographically separated command, Combat Direction Systems Activity Dam Neck (CDSADN), located in Virginia Beach, VA, in close proximity to the largest fleet concentration area in the Navy.
The Operational Test and Evaluation Force (OPTEVFOR) serves as independent and objective agency within the United States Navy for the operational testing and evaluation (OT&E) of naval aviation, surface warfare, submarine warfare, C4I, cryptologic, and space systems in support Navy and U.S. Department of Defense acquisition programs.
A Rocket assisted projectile (RAP) is an artillery, cannon or recoilless rifle round incorporating a rocket motor for independent propulsion.
United Defense Industries (UNI) was a United States defense contractor which is now part of BAE Systems Land and Armaments.
The United States Naval Institute (USNI), based in Annapolis, Maryland, is a private, non-profit, professional military association that seeks to offer independent, nonpartisan forums for debate of national defense and security issues.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Mark 42 5"/54 caliber gun (127mm) is a naval gun (naval artillery) mount used by the United States Navy and other countries.
The 8"/55 caliber gun (spoken "eight-inch-fifty-five-caliber") formed the main battery of United States Navy heavy cruisers and two early aircraft carriers.