The second prototype of TORC 30 remotely-controlled weapon station developed by ARES Aeroespacial e Defesa and Brazilian Army is awaiting to be installed to Iveco VBTP-MR Guarani 6×6 amphibious armoured vehicle for testing. The modular turret, which was designed for air defence and reconnaissance roles, mounts Rheinmetall Defence MK 30-2 ABM automatic cannon, FN Herstal MAG58 7.62mm coaxial machine gun, ballistic armour from SSAB, 76 mm smoke grenade launchers of Wegmann USA, laser warning system from Elbit Systems, as well as in-house electro-optical payload for gunner and potentially for commander.

When integrated to vehicle, the weapon system will look like the second image here, courtesy of the company.

(TORC 30).

(TORC 30, ARES Aeroespacial e Defesa ).


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