Two Variants of 30mm Unmanned Turret for Namer APC and Eitan AFV

Namer APC with 30mm Unmanned Turret
These unmanned turrets mount 30mm automatic cannon that contains 400 rounds and coaxial 12.7mm or 7.62mm machine gun with 700 rounds, they also have 60mm mortar that electronically loaded from inside of the turret. Turret can launch 6 smoke grenades for cover. Only one of these variants uses two Spike (Gil) anti-tank guided missile. These turret equipment with advanced fire control systems, as well with Trophy active protection system (APS) for active protection against anti-tank missiles.These turrets operate from inside the armoured personnel carrier (APC) to increase crue protection. It adds special capabilities to allow observation beyond obstacle as hill to provide clear map of the area to the infantry and fire indirect fire support using 60mm auto loaded mortar. This torrets will provide firepower to the Namer APC and Eitan armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) that considered to be the most protected in the world. These torrets will convert these APCs into infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) that be able to provide firepower against close targets as well against long range armor targets.By transforming the Namer and Eitan into IFVs, it will provide better support in urban combat. The 30mm cannon will provide the main firepower support to infantry units, this will increase independence of the infantry to operate without support from other units. The turret mounted in top of Namer APC and Eitan AFV without compromising their protection by keeping the top armour protection untouched.

Namer APC with 30mm Unmanned Turret

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Namer APC with 30mm Unmanned Turret Armed with 2 Spike (Gil) Anti-Tank Guided Missiles

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Rafael Samson Unmanned Weapon Station on M113 APC with Spike LR Missiles

Rafael Samson Unmanned Weapon Station on M113 APC with Spike LR Missiles

Rafael RCWS Unmanned Weapon Station on M113 APC with Spike LR Missiles

Rafael RCWS Unmanned Weapon Station on M113 APC with Spike LR Missiles