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FN Herstal Highlights deFNder Remote Weapon Station

Our Bureau - : Jun 13, 2022 - : 3:40 am

FN Herstal will showcase the capabilities of its deFNder Remote Weapon Station (RWS) through full live dynamic demonstrations at Eurosatory 2022.

Available for land and naval applications, deFNder RWS is highly modular and accepts various types of armament. Each variant is available with an extensive range of customer-specified options and accessories to meet today’s operational requirements.

The deFNder Light and the deFNder Medium are on display at the Belgian pavilion at the show. The deFNder Medium is capable of integrating and firing FN machine guns from 7.62x51mm calibre, 30mm cannons, 40mm AGLs, as well as guided rockets or missiles, from static platforms or mobile, manned-driven and unmanned ground vehicles whilst remaining very compact and lightweight.

Alongside the Belgian pavilion, the company is partnering with Milrem Robotics to demonstrate the deFNder Medium integrated on the THeMIS Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) during full live dynamic demonstrations during the show, The RWS will feature a .50 cal FN M2HB-QCB and will be controlled by a remote operator.

Thales Belgium will present the deFNder Medium featuring a .50 cal FN M3R machine gun and Thales guided 2-tube rocket launcher. The RWS will also be exhibited with French National Gendarmerie. .The deFNder Light will be displayed onto Brasa’s Natrix multi-mission UGV.


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