Manufacturer: ARES Security and Defence  
Product type: Turrets  
Name: Remote controlled weapon station  

The TORC30 system allows remote operation of a Rheinmetall MK30-2 / ABM 30mm cannon, mounted on an armored vehicle, stabilized in direction and elevation with the vehicle in movement, observing and identifying land and air targets with the use of camera and monitor , and carrying out the aim and the arms firing from a remote control station inside the vehicle.


  • Low profile Turret

  • Armed with an automatic 30mm cannon and equipped with a coaxial machine gun caliber 7.62mm and smoke grenades launchers

  • Two autonomous systems of day and night observation, one for the commander and one for the shooter

  • Monitoring system of direction and control of fire, allowing high-precision shots during the movement (continuous, intermittent or burst)

  • Cadence shooting up to 600 shots / minute

  • Armor protection standard OTAN STANAG 4569 level 2, expandable up to level 4, distributed throughout the turret including observing systems

  • Warning system laser against external threats

  • Shooter detection system Forecast

  • Forecast integration with anti-tank missile system

  • Has automatic monitoring system targets

  • Turret Internal access for gun feeding and maintenance, providing crew safety


  • Project developed in Brazil in partnership with the Brazilian Army (CTEx)

  • Technical support and logistics in Brazil

  • Dual Application for ground and air targets

  • Fully integrated electro-optical system

  • Commonality with other company's weapon systems, optimizing maintenance and facilitating the operator’s training

  • Complies with military standard requirements MIL-STD-810 (environmental conditions) and MIL-STD-461 (electromagnetic compatibility)


  • Cannon 30-mm - Rheinmetall MK30-2/ABM (2 magazines with a capacity of 150 shots and 50 shots respectively)

  • Possible to use ABM ammunition for air targets

  • Machine Gun (forecast) - MAG 7.62mm (Magazine with a capacity of 500 shots)

  • Ballistic Protection - STANAG 4569 level 2, 3 or 4

  • Laser Detection Unit - Detects and locate with accuracy laser light points that may pose threats

  • Launcher smoke grenades - 8 smoke grenades launchers tubes of 76mm

  • Shooter detection unit (forecast) - Detects and locates with precision hostile fire from small arms, rockets and mortars from the sound waves generated by explosions

  • Precision stabilization of the firing line - < 0.35 mRad 1σ (in both axes)

  • Shooter Station Monitor - LCD 10,4”, resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels

  • Commander Station (opcional) Monitor - LCD 10,4”, resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels

  • Lever and keys - Ergonomic with the main accessible controls

  • Handle and keys - Ergonomic with the main accessible controls

  • Optronic unit Shooter - Daytime Camera (Color CCD sensor; Optical Magnification >15X, continuous; Auto Focus; Cooled thermal sensor)

  • Optronic unit commander (optional) Similar Characteristics of the Shooter Optronic Unit

  • Thermal Camera (Wavelengths from 3.6 to 4.8 microns; Magnification optical 10X, continuous; Image polarity reversal)

  • Laser rangefinder (Class 1M, safe to view; Central wavelength 1540 nm; Reach 20 km; Precision + 5m)

  • Environmental Conditions - MIL-STD-810

  • Electromagnetic Compatibility - MIL-STD-461

Property Value
Main weapon caliber (mm)
Ammunition of the main gun
Auxiliary gun calibre (mm)
Ammunition of the auxiliary gun
Planes of gun stabilization
Number of smoke grenade launchers
Grenade launcher calibre (mm)
Depression (degree)
Elevation (degree)
Traverse arc (degree)

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