Designation:

E8

Info
Manufacturer: Rheinmetall Defence  
Product type: Turrets  
Name: Turret  

As a new platform for providing light infantry vehicles with arms, the E8 one-man turret can be used to engage ground targets and helicopters as well as to support dismounted infantrymen. Equipped with a 30 mm automatic cannon as the main armament and a state-of-the-art fire control system, the E8 turret is also prepared for a remote operation capability. A stabilized line of sight enabling day and night vision facilitates both observation and firing when on the move.

Mission:

  • Combating ground targets, incl. armoured infantry fighting vehicles

  • Support of dismounted infantry

  • Combating helicopters

Market:

  • Armoured wheeled vehicles such as Piranha III 8x8 or Patria AMV 8x8

  • Upgrading potential for BMP tracked vehicles

Main features

  • Main weapon Rheinmetall Waffe Munition 30 mm machine cannon

  • Surveillance and firing while cruising (stabilised line of sight)

  • Day/night vision, fire control system

  • Emergency mode capability

Specifications:
Property Value
Crew
1
Turret protection, max (mm)
25
Main weapon caliber (mm)
30
Weight (kg)
2700
Elevation (degree)
45
Depression (degree)
-10
Ammunition of the main gun
100

Included in:
Product Amount
AMV XC-360P (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)
1
BMP-2 (Infantry fighting vehicle)
1
Boxer GTK/MRAV/PWV (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)
1
Kentaurus (Tracked armoured personnel carrier)
1
Piranha III 8x8 (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)
1
Rys (Wheeled armoured personnel carrier)
1

Has folowing part:
Total Amount
MK 30-2 (Gun)
1
SABRE (Sight)
1


   
Actions...
 
Printable Version
 
Printable Version  
rss
 
favorite
 
E8
E8
E8
E8