Kongsberg has won a contract worth 230MNOK ($25.06 million) to supply the Swiss army with Protector Remote Weapon Station (RWS).
"Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace has signed a contract with Armasuisse (Federal Office for Defence Procurement) for delivery of the KONGSBERG PROTECTOR Remote Weapon Station (RWS) to the Swiss Army worth 230 MNOK," the company said in a statement Tuesday.
According to the company, the Protector RWS is designed for small and medium calibre weapons including mounting of coaxial weapons and anti-tank guided missile. An advanced and modular Sensor suite (Day, Night, LRF) enables situational awareness. The fully stabilized 2 + 2 Axis (DLOS) system; enables the gunner to keep his sights on target, independent of ballistic solution for the weapon and ammunition in use. The system is platform-independent and can operate both at land and sea.