Designation:

M151 Protector RWS

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Manufacturer: Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS  
Product type: Turrets  
Name: Remote controlled weapon station  

PROTECTOR - Remote Weapon Station(RWS) is a remotely controlled weapon station for light and medium calibre weapons and can be mounted on any type of platform. PROTECTOR has been in full scale production since December 2001. Since then more than 17 000 systems have been sold to 17 nations.

The PROTECTOR family of Remote Weapon Stations consists of six different variants suitable for any missions; M151, M153, Sea, Lite, Super Lite and Medium Caliber RWS. As a complete package KONGSBERG provides PROTECTOR Training Systems.

The weapon station consists of a sophisticated weapon tower featuring electro-optical sights and allows the system to be operated from inside the vehicle with a high degree of precision to protect the gunner from beeing exposed.

Chosen by:

  • US Army

  • Australian Army

  • Finnish Army

  • Canadian Army

  • Irish Defence Forces

  • Swiss Army

  • Portuguese Army

  • The Netherlands Army

  • Luxembourg Army

  • Czech Army

  • British Army

  • French Army

  • Kuwait Army

  • Slovenian Army

  • Swedish Army

  • Swiss Army

  • Croatian Army

Specifications:
Property Value
Main weapon caliber (mm)
12.7
Grenade launcher calibre (mm)
40
Ammunition of the main gun
400
Thermal imaging camera
1

Included in:
Product Amount
AMV XC-360P (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)
1
ASLAV-PC (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)
1
Eagle V 4x4 (Tactical vehicle)
1
LAV 700 (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)
1
M113 (Tracked armoured personnel carrier)
1
Piranha III 8x8 (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)
1
Puma 6x6 (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)
1
RG-31 Mk6E (Armoured car)
1
STRYKER ICV (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)
1
STRYKER M1130 CV (Command vehicle)
1

Has folowing part:
Total Amount
FGM-148 Javelin (Anti-tank guided missile launcher)
1
M2HB (Anti-aircraft machine gun)
1
Vanguard (Counter sniper system)
1


Last Contracts:
Qnt Customer Value Add Date
(Close Date)
Unit cost
 
SWITZERLAND
$31.000.000
Dec 2013
(Feb 2015)
 
 
CROATIA
$20.900.000
May 2013
(Dec 2014)
 
 
SWEDEN
$26.000.000
Apr 2013
(Oct 2013)
 
 
FRANCE
$57.000.000
Mar 2012
(Mar 2013)
 
 
SWEDEN
$14.000.000
Feb 2011
(Dec 2011)
 
 
USA
$18.560.000
Oct 2010
(Dec 2011)
 
 
SWITZERLAND
$50.000.000
Dec 2008
(Dec 2009)
 
 
FRANCE
$100.000.000
May 2008
(Dec 2016)
 
 
CANADA
$15.000.000
Nov 2005
(Jul 2007)
 
 
USA
$4.780.000
May 2005
(Dec 2006)
 
9
AUSTRALIA
$6.600.000
Mar 2005
(Dec 2005)
$733,333
62
FINLAND
$24.400.000
Feb 2005
(Dec 2007)
$393,548
 
USA
$26.500.000
Jul 2004
(Dec 2007)
 
59
AUSTRALIA
$13.300.000
Jun 2004
(Dec 2005)
$225,424
700
USA
$151.200.000
Jan 2000
(Jan 2005)
$216,000
Average Unit Cost:
$235,542

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