SeaRAM Maintenance

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Spencer Bagwell conducts maintenance work on a close-in weapon system aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Porter in the Mediterranean Sea, Jan. 4, 2017. The Porter is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility to support U.S. national security interests in Europe. Bagwell is a fire controlman. Navy photo by Seaman Ford Williams

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Spencer Bagwell conducts maintenance work on a close-in weapon system aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Porter in the Mediterranean Sea, Jan. 4, 2017. The Porter is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility to support U.S. national security interests in Europe. Bagwell is a fire controlman. Navy photo by Seaman Ford Williams

SeaRAM is basically a Phalanx Block 1B CIWS with an 11-cell RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile launcher for extended range and increased effectiveness over the CIWS’s standard M61 Vulcan 20mm 6-barrel cannon.