Metal Storm stacked projectile weapons delivered to U.S. Navy for testing

ARLINGTON, Va., 12 Nov. 2007. Metal Storm Inc. has delivered a four-barrel weapons pod, fire control system, and spares to the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). These items comprise the first limited production systems to be delivered to the U.S. Military.

ARLINGTON, Va., 12 Nov. 2007. Metal Storm Inc. has delivered a four-barrel weapons pod, fire control system, and spares to the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). These items comprise the first limited production systems to be delivered to the U.S. Military.

Commenting on the announcement, Peter D. Faulkner, Metal Storm Inc. senior vice president for U.S. Operations and general manager, says, "Our product strategy has been to offer a standard set of modular components that can be easily configured to meet our customer specific needs for operational employment. The system that we configured for the Navy was based on the Metal Storm GLL4042 launcher and fire control components which are integrated through standard interfaces. This approach has allowed us to deliver a tailored system within 12 weeks from the receipt of an order."

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