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Old 08-13-2010, 02:36 PM   #1
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Name this item and win a decal..

Guess what it is and win a decal..




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Old 08-13-2010, 02:41 PM   #2
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If your in the Navy you may have worked on it.
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Old 08-13-2010, 04:09 PM   #3
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Old 08-13-2010, 04:14 PM   #4
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I think it's the MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS)




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Old 08-13-2010, 04:15 PM   #5
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Old 08-13-2010, 05:39 PM   #7
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yup MK41 VLS. Had to inspect one up in Lockheed Martin in Baltimore.. Was shipped from Florida and the dumb ass moron truck driver decided to un-tarp it before he was allowed inside the warehouse and it started to rain..

Just for the record... The US gov pays $5 Million for a new one of these.. Wish they had one with some cruise missles that I could have test fired

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It looks pretty sweet. Just how big is it in fact? Looks like each one would take up the better portion of a full size flat bed.




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Umm its atleast 12' in width & height and probably like 30 feet or so tall. They had a overhead crane to raise it from the flat bed trailer and skis.
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That's pretty impressive.

Do I really get a decal? Color choices?




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I'm and idiot, just saw the link in your sig to the decals. A 1by12 WHITE explorerforum.com would be sweet




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Sure I can send you a white one.. Just PM me your address..

So how did you know what it was? Were you on a cruiser, destroyer, etc?
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Honestly, I internet stalked it. Saw Lockheed on it, new you were in MD and went looking. At first i thought it was a boom of some sort, but that wasn't right once I saw the control panel. If you had said Army, not Navy, I would have thought it was an expandable/portable bridge. But after a few minutes of research I found it. It's really damn sweet. Very jealous that you get to be up close and personal with this.
The best thing I can offer up are cell towers, as that's what I run the title on daily. Not nearly as cool as a missle launcher.
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I can tell you that the red lights on towards the bottom are p/n 757 and costs me about $5 for a 25 pack and the lights for the push buttons at the top are 387s and are about $3 for 50.

Haven't ever worked on one, but have been inside of them and loaded them.




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I just might give my left arm to be around one of these as it is firing. I'm sure that's an awesome sight.




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