Kongsberg Wins US Army CROWS Program

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  • 03:05 PM, January 4, 2016
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Kongsberg has received orders to the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) program valued 190 million Kroners (US $27 million).

The orders with the US Army are for engineering support activities and production preparation for a Low Profile CROWS configuration, the company said in a statement Monday.

The orders are modifications to the CROWS contract signed in August 2012.

The CROWS is composed of two parts: the mount which is fixed to the exterior of the vehicle and the control group.

The mount is capable of 360-degree rotation and −20 to +60-degree elevation and is gyro-stabilized. It is capable of mounting a variety of crew-served weapons, to include the M2 .50-cal Machine Gun, the Mk19 40-mm Automatic Grenade Machine Gun, the M240B 7.62 mm Machine Gun and M249 Squad Automatic Weapon.

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