Medium Caliber Weapon System (MCWS)

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Ed House

Land Systems

ed.house@drs.com

+1 706 536 8200

  


Full Spectrum Medium Caliber Lethality Solution

The Leonardo DRS Medium Caliber Weapon System (MCWS) provides enhanced lethality for the Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT).  With Moog’s Reconfigurable Integrated-weapons Platform (RIwP) as the centerpiece, the MCWS solution provides enhanced lethality with the XM813 (30mmx173mm) cannon while maintaining the transportability, mobility and survivability of the platform.  Our MCWS solution can provide the Army with a common turret opportunity for Stryker soldiers.

 

MCWS HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Does not intrude on the interior space of the vehicle
  • Maintains the use of all existing hatches
  • Allows soldiers to reload direct fire weapons under armor protection
  • Provides enhanced situational awareness using DVE cameras
  • Supports the Javelin missile as an option