With over 750 PROTECTOR Distant Weapon Programs (RWS) obtained since 2007, Switzerland has renewed their confidence in Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) with a brand new contract for the PROTECTOR RWS. The PROTECTOR RS4 Distant Weapon System is a mature and confirmed product based mostly on thousands and thousands of hours of operational expertise. KONGSBERG is in shut cooperation with Defence Forces all over the world for continuous system enhancement with a purpose to meet new person necessities and leverage new know-how. In steady and shut cooperation with Switzerland, KONGSBERG has delivered in whole 5 variants of Distant Weapon Programs to the nation’s Defence Forces. In accordance with the brand new supply contract, the Swiss Forces will use KONGSBERGs latest model of weapon programs, the PROTECTOR RS4. In 2018 KONGSBERG created Kongsberg Defence Switzerland AG to ship service upkeep and technical assist to the Swiss Military and to additional develop and construct on the valued, native experience.

“Armasuisse, the Swiss Armed Forces, and KONGSBERG has a protracted and robust relationship and we’re proud to announce a brand new and necessary PROTECTOR RS4 supply contract signed between the events,” says Pål Bratlie, Govt Vice President, Land Programs, KONGSBERG.


Swiss Military Mowag Duro IIIP Armoured Automobile with PROTECTOR Distant Weapon Programs (RWS)

Throughout defence operations, armed forces want efficient and profitable gear that may deal with excessive environmental situations, with capabilities that permit troopers to function from a protected place. That’s the reason KONGSBERG has, for greater than 20 years, been the world-leading world provider of Distant Weapon Programs. Using developments in know-how with a purpose to meet new threats and calls for, PROTECTOR product vary covers all kinds from the small and lightweight programs to medium caliber Distant Turrets (RT sequence).

Amongst a variety of capabilities, the PROTECTOR household additionally permits dual-user operations, counter UAS (Unmanned Aerial System), multi-sensor fusion, manned-unmanned teaming options, a certified Protected operation by way of radio to be used on UGVs (Unmanned Floor Automobiles) in addition to different new capabilities required by the increasing person neighborhood. KONGSBERG’s PROTECTOR household of Distant Weapon Station merchandise are appropriate for any mission whether or not on land or at sea. Built-in on cellular or static platforms, the stations allow distant operation. Because the world’s most fielded RWS with over 20.000 items delivered worldwide the PROTECTOR RS4 is been repeatedly up to date to mirror the brand new buyer’s operational necessities.

Swiss Army MOWAG Eagle Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicle
Swiss Military MOWAG Eagle Armoured Reconnaissance Automobile with PROTECTOR Distant Weapon Programs (RWS)