IDEX 2019

Training and turrets [IDEX19D3]

19 February 2019

CMI Defence of Belgium (Stand 12-B05) is emphasising its training capability, as well as its expanding range of weapon systems.

The Campus Cockerill training facility in France is now fully operational and includes high-tech classrooms, fully equipped workshops and accommodation for people under training, as well as access to a military firing range.

The facility is used to train the crews of CMI Defence turrets and those maintaining them.

Two versions of the latest CMI Defence Cockerill 3000 series turrets are on display at IDEX – the Cockerill 3105 Assault Gun (pictured) and Cockerill 3030. The former is fitted with a 105mm rifled gun fed by a bustle-mounted automatic loader with a nominal 12 rounds of ready-use ammunition and a 7.62mm coaxial machine gun. In addition to conventional ammunition, it can fire a 105mm laser-guided projectile to a range of 5,000m.

The Cockerill 3030 is armed with the Northrop Grumman 30mm MK44 dual-feed cannon and a 7.62mm coaxial machine gun, and has the CMI Defence Bayonet anti-tank guided missile launcher on the side.

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