Third generation, high precision, high-end multi-purpose weapon system for small and mid-calibers Elbit Systems’ Remote Controlled Weapon Station (RCWS) family is designed for dynamic or static operation, to be used on ground stationary, ground mobile or naval platforms. The high-precision, lightweight, low profile RCWS can be mounted on any armored fighting vehicle (AFV), main battle tank (MBT) or support platform without roof penetration. The Elbit Systems’ RCWS is operable from inside the vehicle by the gunner using Gunner’s Control Handles and a Multi-Functional Display delivers high-speed engagement and an exceptionally high hit probability without risk of operator exposure.
Based on in-house electro-optics, the weapon system offers superior day and night viewing performance in all battlefield scenarios, including open areas, urban, mountain or anti-aircraft engagements. The RCWS family can be adapted to a wide variety of weapon types of both Western and Eastern origins, including .7.62mm, 12.7mm caliber weapons and 30mm or 40mm automatic automatic grenade launchers. The modular optical solution can comprise a variety of possibilities from a non-stabilized single LRU optical unit and up to a dual-axis autonomously stabilized optical pod. Optional configurations : Smoke grenade launchers (SGL), Modular armor protection up to L3, Commander, and Anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) and Non-lethal weapons.