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Remote weapon station

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A remote weapon station, also known as a remote weapon system, (RWS) is a remotely operated weaponized system often equipped with fire-control system for light and medium caliber weapons which can be installed on ground combat vehicle or sea and air-based combat platforms. [1]

27 relations: Bumerang-BM, Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicle, Caliber, Combat vehicle, CROWS, Fire-control system, FLW remote weapon station, Gun turret, Hitrole, Humvee, Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, Nanuk Remotely Controlled Weapon Station, Protector (RWS), Rafael Overhead Weapon Station, Reparo de Metralhadora automatizada X, Reutech Rogue, Rheinmetall, Royal Netherlands Army, Saab Group, Samson Remote Controlled Weapon Station, Sentry gun, SWARM, Thales Group, TRT-25 remote weapon station, Typhoon Weapon Station, Zakłady Mechaniczne Tarnów, 30mm DS30M Mark 2 Automated Small Calibre Gun.

Bumerang-BM

The Bumerang-BM (Бумеранг-БМ) or Epoch is a remotely controlled turret for the T-15 Armata heavy IFV, Kurganets-25 and Bumerang platforms.

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Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicle

The Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicle or Infantry Mobility Vehicle is an Australian-built four wheeled, all-wheel drive armoured vehicle.

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Caliber

In guns, particularly firearms, caliber or calibre is the approximate internal diameter of the gun barrel, or the diameter of the projectile it shoots.

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Combat vehicle

A combat vehicle, also known as a ground combat vehicle, is a self-propelled, weaponized military vehicle used for combat operations in mechanized warfare.

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CROWS

The Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) is a United States military term for remote weapon station systems for use within armoured vehicles.

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Fire-control system

A fire-control system is a number of components working together, usually a gun data computer, a director, and radar, which is designed to assist a weapon system in hitting its target.

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FLW remote weapon station

Under the name fernbedienbare leichte Waffenstation (abbreviated with the acronym FLW) the German defence company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann brands its family of remote weapon stations.

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Gun turret

A gun turret is a location from which weapons can be fired that affords protection, visibility, and some cone of fire.

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Hitrole

The Hitrole is a remote weapons station manufactured by Italian arms company Oto Melara (merged into Leonardo S.p.A., previously Finmeccanica since 2016).

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Humvee

The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV; colloquial: Humvee) is a family of light, four-wheel drive, military trucks and utility vehicles produced by AM General.

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Krauss-Maffei Wegmann

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co.

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Nanuk Remotely Controlled Weapon Station

The Nanuk is a remote weapon station (RWS) used for light and medium calibre weapons which can be installed on any type of armoured vehicles or Brown water patrol vessel.

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Protector (RWS)

The Protector Remote Weapon Station is a remotely controlled weapons station (RWS) that can be mounted to vehicles and stationary platforms.

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Rafael Overhead Weapon Station

The Rafael Overhead Weapon Station is a remote weapon station developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems in cooperation with the Israel Defense Forces.

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Reparo de Metralhadora automatizada X

REMAX – (Reparo de Metralhadora automatizada X) is a Brazilian remote weapon system produced by CTEx (Brazilian Army engineers) and Ares Aeroespacial e Defesa S.A. It's a flexible system able to receive many configurations, like 7.62×51mm NATO,.50 BMG and 30mm MK44 Bushmaster II.

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Reutech Rogue

The Reutech Rogue remote weapon system is a remotely controlled turret system for weapons ranging from 7.62 mm general purpose machine guns up to 20 mm cannons or a 40mm automatic grenade launcher.

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Rheinmetall

Rheinmetall AG has a presence in two corporate sectors (automotive and defence) with six divisions, and is headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Royal Netherlands Army

The Royal Netherlands Army (Koninklijke Landmacht (KL), "Royal Army") is the land forces element of the military of the Netherlands.

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Saab Group

Saab Group (originally Svenska Aeroplan AB, later SAAB and Saab AB) is a Swedish aerospace and defence company, founded in 1937.

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Samson Remote Controlled Weapon Station

The Samson Remote Controlled Weapon Station (RCWS), also known as Katlanit (קטלנית in Hebrew: "lethal", female inflection) is a Remote Weapon System that enables a variety of devices to be operated automatically or by remote control, including 5.56 mm, 7.62 mm, and 12.7 mm.50 BMG machine guns, 40 mm automatic grenade launchers, anti-tank missiles and observation pods.

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Sentry gun

A sentry gun is a gun that is automatically aimed and fired at targets that are detected by sensors.

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SWARM

The SWARM Remote Weapon System (Stabilised Weapon And Reconnaissance Mount) is a fully armored remote weapon system designed and built by the Thales Group in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Thales Group

Thales Group is a French multinational company that designs and builds electrical systems and provides services for the aerospace, defence, transportation and security markets.

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TRT-25 remote weapon station

The TRT-25 is a Remote weapon station (RWS) made by BAE Systems Land Systems South Africa incorporating a M242 Bushmaster 25 mm (25×137mm) autocannon.

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Typhoon Weapon Station

The Typhoon is a type of remote weapon station manufactured by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems of Israel, and it shares similar design principles and common technologies with Samson Remote Controlled Weapon Station (Samson RCWS), a land-based system manufactured by the same developer.

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Zakłady Mechaniczne Tarnów

Zakłady Mechaniczne Tarnów (Tarnów Mechanical Works) is a Polish defense manufacturing company.

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30mm DS30M Mark 2 Automated Small Calibre Gun

The 30mm DS30M Mark 2 is a ship-protection system made by MSI-Defence Systems consisting of a 30mm Mark 44 Bushmaster II cannon on an automated mount.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remote_weapon_station

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