To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu Search

EOS of Australia to deliver one hundred RWS to Ukraine

3rd April 2023 - 02:07 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


Australia has so far gifted 90 Bushmasters to Ukraine. They are commonly fitted with an R400S RWS from EOS. (Photo: ADF)

Ukraine's army will add up to 100 remote-controlled weapon stations to armoured vehicles, according to a contract with EOS in Australia.

EOS Defence Systems of Australia announced on 3 April that it had concluded a conditional contract worth $80 million to deliver up to 100 RWS to Ukraine.

The contract was signed with Ukraine’s state-owned SpetsTechnoExport, and under the deal’s terms, EOS will deliver the RWS plus spares and related services in 2023-24.

It is described as a conditional contract since SpetsTechnoExport has the option to terminate it early, given the fact that Kyiv is currently at war with Russia.

Demonstration testing of the RWS will occur over the coming weeks. EOS did not reveal what type of RWS will be

Access this article and other Decisive Edge Newsletter news content with a free basic account

Create account

You will also get one free Premium News article each week

Already have an account? Log in

Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

Read full bio

Share to