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Escribano launches its new Remote Weapon Station Guardian L-HIT Lightweight High Impact Turret

According to information published on December 21, 2020, the Spanish company Escribano Mechanicals & Engineering (EM&E) is expanding their catalog of Remote Weapon Station (RWS) by announcing their newest development, the Guardian L-HIT (Lightweight High Impact Turret).
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New Escribano Remote Weapon Station Guardian L-HIT (Lightweight High Impact Turret) mounted on VAMTAC 4x4 armored vehicle. (Picture source Escribano)

Based on the well-known RWS Guardian 2.0, which integrates weapons of calibers 5.56mm, 7.62mm and 12.7 mm, as well as a grenade launcher MK19, this new development integrates a 30 mm cannon, M230LF. This cannon provides firepower that is able to shoot down targets more than 3km (1.9 miles) away. Being a modular and light station; its weight is less than 260 kg (573 pounds).

Specially designed to be integrated on a vast range of platforms and vehicles, the brand-new Guardian L-HIT provides excellent capabilities for short and mid-range defense. At the same time, it has an optimal accuracy when firing due to a newly designed stabilized system in two axes. This system is linked to the latest technology on electro-optical systems from EM&E, which allows detection, recognition, and identification of targets at a higher range than its competitors.

Highly customizable because of its modular architecture, The Guardian L-Hit is an excellent solution against asymmetric threats, and it can operate in extreme conditions. This design makes maintenance easier and increases its reliability.

This RWS can operate on different battlefields. Due to its lightness, it can be integrated on all different kinds of platforms and vehicles.
Escribano Mechanical & Engineering manufactures and designs its products with a clear commitment to offering the most innovative and creative solutions for the defense sector.

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