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First RWS delivered for Australian Boxers

5th June 2019 - 07:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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EOS Defence Systems has delivered the first two R400S Mk2 D-HD-3X Remote Weapon Systems (RWS) to Australia’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group for the Boxer vehicle programme.

The systems are being delivered for the Australian Army’s Boxers under Project Land 400 Phase 2 – Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle Capability.

These first two units will be used for training. They will be followed by a further 80 systems over the course of the project.

The R400S-Mk2-D-HD is capable of mounting weapons in single and dual configurations from 5.56mm to 12.7mm calibre as well 40mm automatic grenade launchers, 30mm lightweight cannons and anti-tank guided missiles. The system, with a sophisticated suite of sensors, is fully stabilised and networked, and allows personnel to remotely operate the weapon whilst protected inside the vehicle.

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