Designation:

MR555

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Manufacturer: W&E Platt PTY Ltd  
Product type: Turrets  
Name: Weapon station  

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.

Specifications:
Property Value
Weight (kg)
270
Main weapon caliber (mm)
12.7
Ammunition of the main gun
100
Grenade launcher calibre (mm)
40
Auxiliary gun calibre (mm)
7.62
Depression (degree)
-35
Elevation (degree)
60
Traverse arc (degree)
360
Length (mm)
1567
Width (mm)
1249
Height (mm)
965

Included in:
Product Amount
ASLAV-PC (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)
1
RG-31 Charger (Mine protected carrier)
1
RG-32M (Tactical vehicle)
1

Has folowing part:
Total Amount
M240 (Machine gun)
1
M2HB (Anti-aircraft machine gun)
1
Mk19 Mod 3 (Automatic grenade launcher)
1


Last Contracts:
Qnt Customer Value Add Date
(Close Date)
Unit cost
39
FINLAND
$1.700.000
Aug 2012
(Dec 2012)
$43,590
10
FINLAND
 
Aug 2011
(Dec 2011)
 
100
SWEDEN
 
Jan 2011
(Dec 2011)
 
60
SWEDEN
 
Jan 2011
(Dec 2011)
 
148
USA
$3.400.000
Jun 2005
(Aug 2006)
$22,973
Average Unit Cost:
$27,273

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