CMI Defence won major contract for delivering large series of gun-turret systems

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Monday, October 6, 2014 07:25 PM
 
CMI Defence won major contract for delivering large series of gun-turret systems
Belgium-based company CMI Defence today officially announced have won a subcontracting contract for a military programme by a Canadian vehicle manufacturer. This contract pertains to a delivery of, amongst others, a large series of gun-turret systems (Cockerill CT-CV 105 HP and the Cockerill MC medium calibre).
     
Belgian-based company CMI Defence today officially announced have won a subcontracting contract for a military programme by a Canadian vehicle manufacturer. This contract pertains to a delivery of, amongst others, a large series of gun-turret systems (Cockerill CT-CV 105 HP and the Cockerill MC medium calibre).
CMI Defence's CT-CV 105HP turret
     
Through this contract, CMI Defence will also provide a series of simulation systems (vehicle- and non-vehicle-based) as well as support services (training in the handling and maintenance of systems and in military tactics, maintenance services, spare parts, etc.). Buyer countries and the amount of the contract have not been officially disclosed so far.

The Cockerill CT-CV 105HP turret integrates the Cockerill 105mm high-pressure gun with an advanced autoloader to deliver high lethality at very light weight. Able to fire the long-range Falarick 105 Gun-Launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile (GLATGM) and possessing unusually high gun elevation range, the system is designed to deliver a remarkably broad spectrum of operational capability.

The Cockerill Medium Calibre Weapon Systems is 2-man turret which can be armed with medium calibre cannon from 25 to 50mm calibre. The system can use two types of ammunitions including programmable rounds. The turret can be armed with secondary armaments such as grenade launchers of different calibres and a 7.62mm coaxial machine gun. The turret has also the possibility to be equipped with a whole range of other armaments as anti-tank missiles, overhead weapon stations or pintle mounted machine guns.
 

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