Military Capabilities

Croatia to procure Elbit weapon stations

31 July 2017

The Croatian ministry of defence (MoD) has approved the acquisition of eight Elbit Systems 30 mm UT30Mk2 remote-controlled weapon stations for its Patria armoured modular vehicles (AMVs), replacing Kongsberg M151 Protector stations.

Elbit was the only bidder to respond to the procedure, begun on 31 July 2015, whose system was field-tested by the MoD. Also bidding were Rafael Advanced Defense Systems with the Samson RCWS-30, and Croatia's Đuro Đaković Special Vehicles with the Protector MCT-30, jointly developed with Kongsberg.

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