Kongsberg Signs Protector 30mm Contract With GDLS
The selection of KONGSBERG as the supplier of the 30-mm weapon system solution to the U.S. Army was announced in December 2015 by General Dynamics Land Systems in Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA
KONGSBERG has been awarded a contract by General Dynamics Land Systems and the U.S. Army for the PROTECTOR MCRWS to be integrated onto the Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle (ICV). The contract, the first of a multi-phase initiative, includes production, delivery and testing of the initial systems for the program.
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PROTECTOR MCRWS is the latest Remote Weapon Station (RWS) technology delivered to the United States Department of Defense by KONGSBERG Protech Systems. It is the direct product of 15 years of RWS experience supporting the needs of the U.S and the other 16 customer nations across the world. PROTECTOR MCRWS will ensure Stryker formations are able to fulfill new and expanding mission roles across the globe.
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