Designation:

Samson Dual

Info
Manufacturer: RAFAEL Armament Development Authority Ltd.  
Product type: Turrets  
Name: Remote controlled weapon station  

The Samson Dual is a dual-axis, gyro-stabilized RWS that simultaneously mounts two weapons. Developed originally to carry a 25-30mm lightweight weapon as main armament and 7.62mm secondary weapon for short range engagements, the Samson Dual enables multiple-threat handling in high-mobility scenarios. Much more robust then equivalent systems, the Samson Dual is also strong enough to incorporate an ATGM Launcher as a force multiplier.

The Samson Dual incorporates an independent commander's sight and operation station to facilitate "hunt-kill" capabilities. It can slew continuously clockwise or counterclockwise over 360 in azimuth, at high slew rates in both azimuth and elevation, while mounting both weapons and full ammunition capacity.

With crew survivability a top priority, RAFAEL's unprecedented under-armor reloading system boosts lethality while maximizing crew protection.

Main features

  • Mount Type: Dual-axis, gyro-stabilized mounting system for weapons and Sight Pod

  • Main weapon: One of the following: 7.62mm; 12.7mm; 14.5mm KPVT; 40mm (AGL); ATK LW 25mm; ATK LW 30mm

  • Secondary weapon: One of the following: 5.56mm; 7.62mm; 12.7mm

  • Force Multipliers: ATGM Launcher; ASM

  • Obscurants: SGL

  • Sight Pod (Day, Night, LRF): Multi-sensor suite with super elevation and lead angle compensation

  • Compliance with Environmental Conditions (partial list): MIL-STD-1275; MIL-STD-461; MIL-STD-810; STANAG 2895; EN 60825

  • External Interfaces: I/O video channels; RS422/RS485/RS232 comm channels; CAN-BUS comm channel; Ethernet; I/O discrete lines


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Samson Dual
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