U.S.S. LITTLE ROCK
CL 92 / CLG 4 / CG 4


ARMAMENT & WEAPONS SYSTEMS

Page last updated: 16 November 2017


 As CL 92

USS Little Rock CL 92 was, in its original CL 92 configuration, a Cleveland Class Cruiser.

The armament of all Cleveland Class Cruisers, as designed, was:

12 ea. 6"/ 47 Mk 16 Guns  (4 triple turrets, two forward and two aft)
12 ea. 5"/ 38 Mk 12 Guns  (6 twin mounts, one fwd, one aft, and two on each side)
28 ea. 40 mm/56 Guns (Bofors)
10 ea. 20 mm/70 Guns (Oerlikon)
Drones (Used as targets)
3 ea. Curtiss SC-1 "Seahawk" Floatplanes




As CLG 4 and later CG 4

In 1957 conversion was begun on USS Little Rock CL 92 to accommodate a Guided Missile System.
Her designation was changed from CL 92 to CLG 4,
and her Type Classification was changed to "Galveston Class".

Armament and Weapons Systems for U.S.S. Little Rock CLG 4 were
:

3 ea. 6"/ 47 Mk 16 Guns (1 triple turret forward)
2 ea. 5"/38 Mk 12 Guns  (1 twin mount forward)
1 ea. GMLS Mk 7 Talos Missile System, with twin-rail Launcher (aft) and 46 Missiles
Remote-controlled Target Drones (Carried on board in early 1960's)
2 ea. Chaffroc Launchers
Installed aboard Little Rock early-mid 70's.
(More info needed.)




Other Weapons Carried On Board Little Rock
U.S.M.C. Controlled Weapons
Gunnersmate (GMG) Controlled Weapons




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6"/ 47 Mk 16 Gun

5"/38 Mk 12 Gun

40 mm/56 Gun

20 mm/70 Gun

Cleveland Class Cruiser Gun Specifications

Curtiss SC-1 "Seahawk" Floatplane

Talos Guided Missile System

Target Drone

U.S.M.C. Weapons (Coming Soon)

Gunnersmate Weapons
(Coming Soon)



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