Kongsberg from Norway presents U.S. Army 8x8 Stryker vehicle fitted with its MCRWS 30mm turret 10510162

 
 
AUSA 2016
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Association of U.S. Army
Exhibition and Conference
3 - 5 October 2016
Washington D.C., United States
 
Kongsberg at AUSA 2016
 
 
Kongsberg from Norway presents U.S. Army 8x8 Stryker vehicle fitted with its MCRWS 30mm turret.
At AUSA 2016, the Association of United States Army Exhibition and Conference, the Norwegian Company Kongsberg presents the Stryker vehicle fitted with its 30mm Protector Medium Caliber Remote Weapon Station. In December 2015, General Dynamics Land Systems has notified Norwegian Defense Company Kongsberg that the ’PROTECTOR’ Medium Caliber Remote Weapon Station (MCRWS) has been selected as the 30-millimeter weapon system solution for the U.S. Stryker vehicles deployed in Europe.
     
At AUSA 2016, the Association of United States Army Exhibition and Conference, the Norwegian Company Kongsberg presents the Stryker vehicle fitted with its 30mm Protector Medium Caliber Remote Weapon Station. In December 2015, General Dynamics Land Systems has notified Norwegian Defense Company Kongsberg that the ’PROTECTOR’ Medium Caliber Remote Weapon Station (MCRWS) has been selected as the 30-millimeter weapon system solution for the U.S. Stryker vehicles deployed in Europe. U.S. Army 8x8 Stryker armoured personnel carrier fitted with the Kongsberg 30mm ’PROTECTOR’ Medium Caliber Remote Weapon Station at AUSA 216, Association of United States Army Exhibition and Conference, in Washington D.C., United States.
     
The Norwegian Company Kongsberg has extensive experience with remote weapon stations, and has delivered more than 17,000 units since 2001. The PROTECTOR MCRWS has been developed over the last six years, based on the expertise KONGSBERG has gained delivering remote weapon systems to 17 nations over the last 15 years.

The Kongsberg Protector Medium Caliber Remote Weapon Station, Protector MCRWS, is a lightweight turret solution with a flexible structure that can be tailored to meet specific vehicle signature and protection requirements. The medium caliber cannon and coaxial machine gun combined with optional Javelin anti-tank missile and non-lethal effects provides the vehicle crew the necessary tools to engage in a wide spectrum of situations.

The U.S. Army has selected the Konsberg turret to increase the firepower of the Stryker to destroy lightly armored vehicles. The unit that initiated the lethality upgrade is stationed in Germany, and its Strykers could be dispatched quickly to any flashpoints along the border with the Baltic states and Russia in case of conflict. The contract for the German-based Stryker conversions, covering 83 vehicles of the brigade.

The 8x8 Stryker combat vehicle is the US Army’s Stryker Brigade Combat Team primary combat and combat support platform. Significantly lighter and more transportable than existing tanks and armored vehicles, the Stryker fulfills an immediate requirement to provide Combatant Commanders with a strategically deployable (C-17/C-5) and operationally deployable (C-130) brigade capable of rapid movement anywhere on the globe in a combat ready configuration.
     
At AUSA 2016, the Association of United States Army Exhibition and Conference, the Norwegian Company Kongsberg presents the Stryker vehicle fitted with its 30mm Protector Medium Caliber Remote Weapon Station. In December 2015, General Dynamics Land Systems has notified Norwegian Defense Company Kongsberg that the ’PROTECTOR’ Medium Caliber Remote Weapon Station (MCRWS) has been selected as the 30-millimeter weapon system solution for the U.S. Stryker vehicles deployed in Europe. Close view of the Kongsberg 30mm ’PROTECTOR’ Medium Caliber Remote Weapon Station mounted on Stryker vehicle.
 

 

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