The Platt MR550 Shielded Ring Mount is one of the most widely adopted weapon stations in use today. With a design pedigree stretching back to the late 1990s, the MR550 Shielded Ring Mount in baseline configuration provides STANAG 4569 Level 2 protection.
A measure of the MR550 Shielded Ring Mountís success is in the reputation of the user groups which have adopted it: US Army and US Marine Corps, British Army, Royal Marines and the United Nations.
Manually-operated and able to received appliqué armour for additional protection, the MR550 Shielded Ring Mount is the cost effective alternative to remote weapon stations for light and medium weight armoured vehicles.
Tested in battle with Coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, the MR550 Shielded Ring Mount has proven itself to be a reliable and highly functional system, even under the most arduous of operational conditions.
The Platt MR550 Shielded Ring Mount is currently fitted to the following vehicle types, including the British Army FV430 Bulldog tracked AFV.