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FEINDEF 2019: Navantia, Expal, Elbit presented their Tizona 30 mm unmanned turret

30 May 2019
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Navantia, Expal Systems, and Elbit Systems presented the Tizona 30 mm unmanned turret they are proposing for the Spanish Army’s Dragon 8×8 armoured vehicle at the International Defence and Security Exhibition (FEINDEF), being held in Madrid on 29–31 May.

Navantia, Expal, and Elbit presented the Tizona 30 mm unmanned turret they proposed for the Spanish Army's Dragon 8x8 armoured vehicle at FEINDEF 2019. (IHS Markit/Nicholas Fiorenza)Navantia, Expal, and Elbit presented the Tizona 30 mm unmanned turret they proposed for the Spanish Army's Dragon 8x8 armoured vehicle at FEINDEF 2019. (IHS Markit/Nicholas Fiorenza)

In addition to an ATK 30 mm MK44 firing airburst munition, the turret is fitted with a 7.62 mm coaxial machine gun, a retractable launcher for two Spike anti-tank missiles, smoke grenade launcher, laser warning receiver, day/night fire control system, and individual vision systems for the gunner and commander giving it a hunter-killer capability, according to the three companies.

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