Melara presented the new HITROLE-G RWS at DIMDEX 2012
Oto Melara HITROLE RWS is a modern, fully stabilised, electrically operated
and remotely controlled naval
weapon system for policing operations and countering asymmetric threats.
The turret can be easily operated by a single operator through a Remote
Control Console and joystick or can be controlled by the ship’s
Combat Management System.
new HITROLE - G remote weapon system
The combination of
the optical sight, the ballistic computer with very high speed computation,
the outstanding elevation angle (exceeding the 75°) and the possibility
to be equipped with different cannons, grant to the User a multi-role
capabilities and a very flexible deployment.
visiting Oto Melara stand during DIMDEX 2012
new HITROLE-G is an evolution of the existing HITROLES RWS featuring
the GAU-19A triple 12.7 mm gun and a low radar cross-section design.
More than 150 HITROLE RWSs have been produced so far and they are in
service with more than 10 Navies or Coast Guards all over the world,
in some cases as primary weapon on board of small and fast ships for
patrolling and in some others as secondary armament on board of corvettes.