13 Juni 2019
EOS R400S Mk2 D-HD-3X remote weapon systems (photo : Snafu)
Australian company Electro Optic Systems (EOS) has handed over the first two R400S Mk2 D-HD-3X remote weapon systems (RWSs) for integration onto the Rheinmetall Boxer 8×8 armoured vehicles being acquired by the Australian Army (AA) as part of Project Land 400 Phase 2 – Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle Capability.
The firm said in a 28 May statement that the two RWSs, which are being provided by company subsidiary EOS Defence Systems, were delivered on schedule to the Australian Department of Defence᾽s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) and will be used for training purposes.
A further 80 systems are planned to be supplied during the course of the project.