HORNET WEAPON SYSTEM

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HORNET WEAPON SYSTEM

The Hornet TM remote weapon stations range is specifically designed and manufactured by Arquus. It has been qualified by the French Army for the Scorpion program. These remote weapon stations equip the current and future Scorpion vehicles. The current customer orders place Arquus as one of the major remote weapon station suppliers.

Our weapon system range

tourelleaux hornet

weapon system range

Made in Marolles-en-Hurepoix, our industrial manufactury.

tourelleaux Marolles

weapon system range

Made in Marolles-en-Hurepoix, our industrial manufactury.

hornet Marolles

weapon system range

Made in Marolles-en-Hurepoix, our industrial manufactury.

Tourelleaux ARQUUS Marolles

weapon system range

Made in Marolles-en-Hurepoix, our industrial manufactury.

A full range of weapon system

In order to satisfy customers, ARQUUS has developped 3 variety of turret. 

  • Hornet (T1) outfiting GRIFFON
  • Hornet Lite (T2)
  • Hornet S (T3) outfiting JAGUAR

Hornet

ARMAMENT:

Gyro-stabilized 3-axis weapon system fitted for :

Small caliber machine-gun

  • 12,7 M2
  • 7,62 MAG58

Automatic grenade-launcher 40 mm HK GPMG

SYSTEMS PARTICULAR FEATURES:

Weight on the roof without protection, ammunition and weapons :

  • 190 kg without smoke grenade launcher
  • 294 kg without smoke grenade launcher

Height :

  • 829 mm

Rotation speed :

  •  1,5 rad/s soit 90°/s.

Movement :

  • Azimuth: n x 360 °
  • Elevation: -20° à 60°

Manual mode - Electrical firing Automatic cocking - Shooting counter - Mobile target shooting function - Vehicle roll compensation

Ammunition abilities :

  • 1,000 rounds 7.62
  • 300 rounds 12.7
  • 64 rounds 40

Cases and links recovery - Air and water optics cleaning function


HORNET LIFE

ARMAMENT:

Gyro-stabilized 2-axis weapon system fitted for:

  • 7,62 MAG58 (adaptation for other 7.62 or 5.56 weapons possible)

SYSTEMS PARTICULAR FEATURES :

Weight on the roof without protection, ammunition and weapons :

  • 141 kg

Height :

  • 680 mm   

Rotation speed :

  • 1,5 rad/s soit 90°/s.

Movement :

  • Azimuth: n x 360 °
  • Elevation: -20° à 60°

Manual mode - Electrical firing - Automatic cocking - Shooting counter - Mobile target shooting function - Vehicle roll compensation

Ammunition abilities :

  • 400 rounds 7,62

Cases and links recovery - Air and water optics cleaning function

Hornet S

ARMAMEMENT :

Independant drive between the remote weapon and the sight.

SYSTEMS PARTICULAR FEATURES :

Weight on the roof without protection, ammunition and weapons :

  • 165 kg

Height :

  • 648 mm

Rotation speed :

  • 1,5 rad/s or 90°/s.

Déplacement :

  • Azimuth : n x 360 °
  • Elevation : -20° à 60°

Electrical firing - Automatic cocking - Shooting counter

Ammunition abilities :

  •  550 rounds 7,62

Cases and links recovery

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