Designation:

IWS-35

Info
Manufacturer: Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co.KG - KMW  
Product type: Turrets  
Name: Remote controlled weapon station  

KMW IWS-35 remote controlled weapon station armed with an ATK Armament Systems 35 mm Bushmaster III cannon and .50 calibre co-axial MG. It has also 40 mm grenade launchers.

The new system, designated IWS-35, was developed for tracked and wheeled armoured fighting vehicles.

It is made from all-welded aluminium armour and features electric traverse (through 360) and elevation drives. The elevation is governed by the size of weapon fitted, where the MG can point up to 65, the Bushmaster is limited to 35. The vehicle also boasts an electric drive back-up system.

The KMW IWS-35 RWS .50 calibre MG is mounted to the right of the ATK Armament Systems 35 mm Bushmaster III.

In addition to conventional ammunition, the Bushmaster III can fire a high-explosive air-bursting munition, which is fed to the cannon via a linkless handling system.

Specifications:
Property Value
Main weapon caliber (mm)
35
Auxiliary gun calibre (mm)
12.7
Elevation (degree)
35
Traverse arc (degree)
360




   
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