Electro Optic Techniques (EOS) marked the official Australian launch of its R400 Marine (R400-M) distant weapon station (RWS) at a particular occasion held on the INDO PACIFIC 2022 Worldwide Maritime Exposition. The marine RWS, which is presently in manufacturing for a serious abroad buyer, differs from the corporate’s vary of Land R400 RWS solely by way of the inclusion of high-quality sub-components and finishes that adjust to all necessities, rules and take a look at requirements of the maritime surroundings. The system is equally efficient at countering drone threats and extra typical maritime adversaries.

The Australian Division of Defence additionally introduced its plan to provide the R400-M distant weapon station as Authorities Furnished Tools for the Military’s Land 8710-1 Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel – Medium functionality. The Mk2 operates a range weapons together with a machine gun, a 30mm light-weight cannon and an automated grenade launcher. The primary spherical hit chance is offered by way of an enhanced built-in ballistic resolution which analyses weapon and ammunition knowledge; vary and ambient surroundings along with automobile perspective and dynamics. Efficiency might be additional enhanced with optionally available video monitor of targets and multi-axis stabilisation.


EOS R400S medium weight distant weapon station (RWS)

Talking on the launch occasion, Matt Jones, CEO, EOS Defence Techniques (Australia), mentioned, “The R400-M, the newest model of the operationally confirmed R400 RWS household, presents clients the firepower and specialist ammunition natures attainable for weapons as much as and together with 30 mm cannon, however within the weight and type issue of opponents’ machine gun programs. We’re proud that the R400-M has been chosen for Land 8710-1. EOS’ household of RWS has lengthy offered clients with “many benefits together with superior vary, accuracy and firepower. And these decisive benefits are actually out there in maritime in addition to land fight”

Shaped in 1983, Electro Optic Techniques (EOS) is an Australian expertise firm working within the defence, house and communications markets. The corporate merchandise incorporate superior electro-optic functions based mostly on core applied sciences in software program, lasers, electronics, optronics, gimbals, telescopes, beam administrators, and precision mechanisms. EOS develops and produces remotely-controlled weapon programs and ancillary merchandise. These programs are adaptable to go well with potential buyer weapon inventories and comprise cutting-edge gimbal mounts, hearth management programs and world class sensor models.