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WEAPONS & ARTILLERY SYSTEMS
ARX®20
LAND REMOTE CONTROLLED WEAPON STATION
MISSION
With a weight, a compactness and integration
specifications comparable to those of 0.50
machine gun mounts, the ARX®20 RCWS,
equipped with a 20mm cannon, provides a
higher fire power and terminal efficiency than
the majority of RCWS available on the market.
It’s gun, firing NATO standard ammunition, can
neutralize up level 4 ballistic protection, and
can generate five times more shrapnel than
0.50 ammunition. The ARX®20 can be easily
integrated every type of vehicle, including
light 4x4, and ensures a total protection of the gunners in every meteorological situation. The
ARX®20 is perfectly suited for support, fire support and security missions, but also for urban
area combat.
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Cannon
20 M 621
20 M 693
Ammunition
20mm x 102 NATO standard
20mm x 139 NATO standard
Average firing rate
750 rounds per minute
750 rounds per minute
Weight
270kg
300kg
Aiming & laying
Gyro-stabilised
Gyro-stabilised
Sighting
Day/night camera
Day/night camera
Thermal
Laser rangefinder EyeSafe
Laser rangefinder EyeSafe
Optional
7.62mm Machine gun, Smoke grenade launchers, Firing-waste
recycling boxes, Firing detection, etc.
STATUS
Ready for production.
Integrated on VBL, Hummer, VBR, VAB and Aravis®, Titus®, NimR, TigR, Sherpa.
Ordered.
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