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Country of Origin: Britain


The Corvus is a lightweight chaff launcher for surface ships down to corvette size. It provides passive defense against surface- and air-launched anti-ship missiles. (“Corvus” is widely distributed genus of birds that includes crows and ravens.)

The system consists of two eight-barrel launchers, with each launcher mounted on a cylindrical rotating structure. Each launcher consists of three sets of vertically stacked tubes set at 30 degrees in elevation, the two lower sets of...

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