The US Military has ordered extra Generally Remotely Operated Weapon Stations (CROWS) from Norway’s Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace.
Valued at $94 million, the deal will see the protection agency ship 409 CROWS distant weapon stations to enhance the military’s goal acquisition and engagement capabilities.
It additionally covers the provision of spare elements and essential help companies.
Based on Kongsberg, the current order is a part of a $1.5-billion framework contract signed in October 2022.
“We’re very happy for the chance to ship extra CROWS methods to the US Military and with the arrogance our prospects place in our merchandise and our group,” firm president Eirik Lie stated.
The Norwegian agency didn’t disclose the date of supply.
Kongsberg’s CROWS is a stabilized mount that enables warfighters to remotely and precisely have interaction targets whereas on the transfer or stationary.
It has a state-of-the-art sensor suite, which incorporates superior cameras and a laser rangefinder, to allow improved fire-burst assaults.
Moreover, the system options programmable goal reference factors, automated goal monitoring, programmable sector surveillance scanning, and programmable no-fire zones.
The CROWS can help varied artillery methods – from machine weapons to anti-tank weapons.