Thursday, 3 February 2005

Special Weapons Observation Reconnaissance Detection System
Already used in Iraq, this looks like a feasible unmanned weapon system that can be deployed in full-scale production soon. The gun mounting (Telepresent Rapid Aiming Platform) is capable of 70 degrees of rotation in the horizontal axis and 45 degrees of elevation in the vertical axis, and is capable of panning fast enough to track a crossing target moving at a speed of 48 kph (30 mph) at a range of 100m (330 feet).