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Elbit Systems' 7.62 mm Remote-Controlled Weapon Station Will Make First USA Appearance At AUSA

The ORCWS 7.62 mm light weapon system will be mounted on "AvantGuard", Elbit Systems revolutionary UGV

At the upcoming AUSA exhibition which will take place from October 3-5 , Elbit Systems will debut its 7.62 mm Overhead Remote Controlled Weapon Station, part of Elbit Systems new Overhead Remote Controlled Weapon Systems product line.

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The ORCWS 7.62 mm, Overhead Remote Controlled Weapon Station is fully stabilized and designed for optimal integration into various platforms with no deck penetration. The system has a very low silhouette and weighs less than 95 kg. It can be loaded with 690 rounds, upgradeable to 1150,rounds , thus rendering it ideal for Armored Personnel Carriers, Armored Fighting Vehicles Tanks, Tactical Vehicles and Unmanned Ground Vehicles. All weapon station functions - cocking, re-cocking, safe & fire, elevation and traverse - are electrically remotely controlled.

The system incorporates proprietary technology and represents a true step function in response to asymmetric warfare challenges. Its unique design is based on extensive battlefield experience in full scale and low intensity conflicts, and attests to the Group’s leadership in the field of Turret and Fire Control systems.

About Elbit Systems
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of defense-related programs throughout the world, in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (“C4ISR”), advanced electro-optic and space technologies. The Company focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms and developing new technologies for defense and homeland security applications.


Contact:
Rosen Dalia, Corporate Communications Director OR
Tel: 972-4-831-6784
Fax: 972-4-831- 5420
E-Mail : daliarosen@elbit.co.il

Ilana Gelfer, Marketing Communications
Tel : +972-4-831-5056
Fax: +972-4-831-7902
E-mail: marcom@elbit.co.il

Source : Elbit Systems

Published on ASDNews: Oct 3, 2005

 

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