FN Herstal has recently launched the new Sea deFNder®Remote Weapon Station (RWS). This is the third model in the deFNder® range, produced by FN Herstal. Engineered for use by naval forces and coastguards, it follows the innovative deFNder® Light and the deFNder® Medium into global service.
The Sea deFNder® provides naval ships and coastguards with the advantage of superior firepower in any scenario. This includes territorial waters surveillance, self-defense, anti-piracy, anti-terrorism and the interception of drug or people smugglers. Its high modularity allows the Sea deFNder® to be mounted on a wide variety of naval vessels, from fast-boats and patrol vessels right up to frigates and destroyers.
The Sea deFNder® RWS’ versatility extends to the weapons it can house and Its universal cradle can hold any machine gun, from FN MINIMI® 5.56 up to .50 cal in the range (.50 cal is either the FN M2HB-QCB™ or FN Herstal’s exclusive FN M3R™ that offers an outstanding firing rate of 1,100 RPM). The Sea deFNder® can also be equipped with 40mm AGLs for additional firepower.
27 October 2014