Close-In Weapon System Goalkeeper

Built by Holland Signaal, nowadays named Thales. Developed in 1975 and from 1980 in use.
The gun is built around the General Electric GAU-8/A 30mm seven barrel Gatling gun.
Height above deck is 3.7 meter.

Specifications Login to Edit

   
9.90weight (tn)
6.20height (m)
30caliber (mm)
4200Rate of fire (round/min)
1.50range (km)


Used by Login to Edit

   
1975NL Guided-Missile Frigate Tromp class1
1978NL Frigate Kortenaer class1
1991NL Frigate Karel Doorman class1
1995NL Support Ship Amsterdam class1
1998NL Landing Ship/Platform Dock Rotterdam class2
2003UK Landing Ship/Platform Dock Albion class2
2005NL Landing Ship/Platform Dock Improved Rotterdam class2
2008KR Guided-Missile Destroyer Sejongdaewang (KDX-III) class1
2015NL Support Ship Joint Support Ship class2


Refits Login to Edit


1986-may UK HMS Invincible R05 Aircraft Carrier V STOL Invincible classto HMD Devonport for an extensive refit until Nov 1988 including work on the machinery, reconfiguring the ski jump, an operations room upgrade, new sonar, 3 sets of Goalkeeper CIWS (to replace post-South Atlantic conflict Phalanx) and an increase in the air group capacity. Returned to service in 1989.
1991-sep UK HMS Illustrious R06 Aircraft Carrier V STOL Invincible classuntil Sep 1993 at HMD Devonport.


In Service Login to Edit

   
NL Royal Netherlands Navy
BE Belgian Navy
PT Portuguese Navy
CL Chilean Navy
PE Peruvian Navy
UK Royal Navy
KR Republic of Korea Navy

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