Rheinmetall has obtained a big order within the USA in reference to a long-standing US Military program. The subsidiary American Rheinmetall Methods has signed a framework settlement with Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace to assist the U.S. Military’s Widespread Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) Program. The 5 yr body contract may end in order consumption valued within the double-digit million-dollar vary for Rheinmetall. It allows the continued supply of precision subsystems together with high-definition picture stabilized EO sensors (day cameras), weapon mounts and different vital assemblies to assist the Military’s CROWS Program. American Rheinmetall Methods, Biddeford, ME, is a frontrunner within the integration of next-generation clever methods for floor automobiles and ISR platforms.

The Widespread Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) is a sequence of distant weapon stations utilized by the US army on its armored automobiles and ships. It permits weapon operators to have interaction targets with out leaving the safety of their automobile. The US army has fielded each the M101 CROWS and M153 CROWS II methods. CROWS methods enable Warfighters to remotely have interaction targets with precision hearth whereas cell or stationary, and in day or night time circumstances with its day digital camera, thermal digital camera and laser rangefinder. Kongsberg has provided greater than 23,000 CROWS methods to 26 nations worldwide over the course of 17 years. American Rheinmetall Methods has delivered supporting subsystems since 2008 whereas additionally finishing 1000’s of repairs, overhauls and upgrades to fielded methods in that point.


“American Rheinmetall Methods is pleased with our long-standing partnership with Kongsberg on the CROWS program. We sit up for persevering with our best-in-class supply of this vital know-how to our Warfighters,” mentioned Brad Hittle, President and CEO, American Rheinmetall Methods.

American Rheinmetall Methods not solely designs and develops merchandise and applied sciences that assist immediately’s highest protection modernization priorities but additionally affords the Military distinctive entry to Rheinmetall’s world portfolio of next-generation digital options and weapon capabilities together with however not restricted to Soldier methods, air protection options, simulation & coaching, built-in weapon methods with sensible ammunition and hearth management gadgets, surveillance methods as present in CROWS, and clever methods for automobiles. American Rheinmetall Methods is dedicated to offering the Military with progressive digital options which can be purposely aligned with present modular and open methods philosophies to accommodate development as future applied sciences develop into obtainable. American Rheinmetall Methods is a part of the American Rheinmetall household of U.S. firms together with American Rheinmetall Munitions in Stafford, VA, American Rheinmetall Autos in Sterling Heights, MI, and U.S. company guardian American Rheinmetall Protection in Reston, VA.