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Turkish patrol vessels to get new remote weapon station

28th July 2023 - 12:30 GMT | by Cem Devrim Yaylalı in Istanbul

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The Targan RCWS on display at IDEF was fitted with a 12.7mm QCB M2 machine gun. (Photo: author)

Unirobotics showcased the Trakon Targan remote-controlled weapon system for naval vessels, equipped with versatile armament options and advanced electro optics, at the IDEF defence expo.

Turkish defence company Unirobotics showcased its remote-controlled weapon systems (RCWS) during this week's IDEF defence exhibition.

Unirobotics will deliver four units of its Trakon Targan RCS to ASFAT to be fitted on board two Hisar-class offshore patrol vessels under construction in a few weeks' time.

Trakon Targan is designed as a close-in weapon system onboard of naval vessels to engage air and surface targets.

While the Targans to be delivered are fitted with a 12.7mm QCB M2 machine gun made by Canik, an Mk19 automatic grenade launcher can be fitted on the same mount.

The RCWS holds 200 12.7mm ready-use rounds and can be

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Cem Devrim Yaylalı

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Cem Devrim Yaylalı was born in Paris and raised in Istanbul, where he currently lives. …

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