Israeli Army tests new capabilities of remote weapon station on armoured personnel carrier 2112112
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Defense News - Israel
Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 04:35 AM
|Israeli Army tests new capabilities of remote weapon station on armoured personnel carrier.|
IDF Israeli Army Ground Forces continue to develop the advanced Samson Remote Controlled Weapon Station (RCWS) enabling use of a variety of weapons via remote control or automatically, including machine guns, grenade launchers, and anti-tank missiles. An experimental drill was held testing the system's new capabilities of improved laser range measurements and in-motion shooting.
Israeli APC (Armoured Personnel Carrier) Leopard / Namer equipped with remote weapon station
During the training exercise that took place at the IDF Training Base for Infantry Corps Professions, combat soldiers from the Golani Brigade and female field instructors mastered use of the new system. "The new RCWS greatly improves our operation, enabling more focused shooting," said Leopard Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) Department Commander, Maj. Nir Toledano.