Kongsberg to supply Protector RWS to Croatia
Kongsberg will provide additional Protector Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) for the Croatian armed forces under a new contract announced on 29 May. The RWS will be installed on the AMV platform currently in production for the Croatian Army.
The contract has been issued to Kongsberg by ÐURO ÐAKOVIĆ Specijalna vozila, which is carrying out licensed production of the AMV for the Croatian Army. The value of the contract is over $16 million.
The Protector RWS is remotely controlled weapon station for light and medium calibre weapons that can be mounted on any type of platform. The weapon station consists of a sophisticated weapon tower featuring electro-optical sights and allows the system to be operated from inside the vehicle with a high degree of precision to protect the gunner from being exposed.
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