Protector RWS Live Fire – M1126 …

U.S. Soldiers, assigned to Regimental Engineer Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, during the squadron’s live-fire exercise at the 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.

The Protector RWS (M151 Protector) is a remotely controlled station that can be mounted to vehicles and stationary platforms. It has been in full scale production since December 2001.

The system consists of a stabilized platform, a fire-control system and control grips.

Several versions of Protector have been developed with more than 20,000 units sold around the world in service with 23 countries.

At 03:57 the video also includes an episode with the M153 CROWS II system(another remote system used on armored vehicles and ships) mounted on Cougar MRAP.

Credit: U.S. Army videos by Markus Rauchenberger

Thumbnail Credit: U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Justin A. Naylor

The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.

Derivative works: Military Archive

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