Designation:

FLW 200

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Manufacturer: Rheinmetall Defence  
Product type: Turrets  
Name: Remote controlled weapon station  

FLW 200 can be operated by remote control by the vehicle crew from within the armoured interior, using a monitor with integrated day- and night-vision devices. A further technical feature of the system is the so-called gyroscopic stabilisation, which enables an extremely precise and controlled deployment of the weapons even during high-speed movement through rugged terrain. In addition, the stations permit a rapid change in armament. The respective equipment range – from machine guns up to automatic grenade launchers – is automatically recognized, and the station adapts its ballistics accordingly.

A further advantage is that the system can be mounted on the vehicle without making roof openings, due to its modular design. This means that no moving parts are located in the interior of the vehicle and the level of protection of the vehicles is not reduced by the integration. The integrated security system of the weapon stations also takes the vehicle silhouette, the vehicle-specific arrangement of hatches, doors and body areas, into account. The weapon station will thus not fire on the vehicle itself by mistake.

Specifications:
Property Value
Grenade launcher calibre (mm)
40

Included in:
Product Amount
Boxer GTK/MRAV/PWV (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)
1
DINGO 2 (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)
1
Leopard 2PSO (Main battle tank)
1

Has folowing part:
Total Amount
AGL (Automatic grenade launcher)
1

FLW 200 quantities:
Country Qnt
GERMANY GERMANY
190
Qnt:
190

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