The German Federal Police is planning on mounting the Heckler & Koch MG5 A1 machine gun onto its fleet of armored vehicles.
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According to the Strategie & Technik blog, the Federal Police has awarded defense company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann a contract to deliver 42 of its FLW 100 remote weapon stations, which are capable of accepting 5.56mm and 7.62mm machine guns. Here’s a little more on this system, via the Krauss-Maffei Wegmann website:
Modular and efficient
The remote controlled Light Weapon Station FLW 100 is constructed in a completely modular design. Via a standardized interface weapons of calibers 5,56 and 7,62 can be integrated quickly and safely. The interface and operating software permit the weapon system to be changed within minutes.
Everything in sight
The system comprises a high-resolution CCD color camera with zoom, a powerful thermal imaging device (cooled or non-cooled), a unique image fusion function and a laser rangefinder …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life