Reutech Rogue

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The Reutech Rogue remote weapon system is a remotely controlled turret system for weapons ranging from 7.62 mm general purpose machine guns up to 20 mm cannons or a 40mm automatic grenade launcher. A version for anti-tank guided missiles has also been developed. There are versions for land and maritime use manufactured in South Africa by Reutech Solutions.[1]

Features[edit]

The control system of both Land and Sea Rogue mounts consists of a console in the ship or vehicle with a display screen for the cameras on the mount and a simple joystick control. The turret is gyro-stabilised and electrically driven. An optical observation and sighting system is mounted on the turret alongside the weapon with a variety of daylight and thermal imaging cameras and laser rangefinder. The standard option includes a 3 field-of-view daylight camera and a Sagem Matis SP cooled thermal night sight. An optional fit consists of a Sagem CM# MR uncooled infrared night sight, a 2 field-of-view day camera and a laser rangerfinder.[2]

Versions[edit]

The system is available in various version:

They are available in Sea or Land configurations for use on ships and boats or armoured vehicles respectively.

In September 2017 a new version, the Rogue Lite, was introduced. Designed for light armoured vehicles, it can be fitted with a 12.7 or 7.62 mm machine gun or a 40 mm automatic grenade launcher. A variety of optical sighting systems are offered.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Reutech Rogue roars ahead". DefenceWeb. 2010-11-02. Retrieved 2012-10-05.
  2. ^ "Control Systems - Dynamic Control". Reutech Solutions. Retrieved 2012-10-05.
  3. ^ "Reutech displays Super Rogue weapon mount - Jane's Defence Weekly". Articles.janes.com. 2010-10-01. Retrieved 2012-10-05.
  4. ^ "Rogue Product Range" (PDF). Reutech Solutions. January 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-06-06. Retrieved 2012-10-05.
  5. ^ "Reutech Solutions expands Rogue family - IHS Jane's 360". Janes.com. 2012-09-12. Retrieved 2013-06-29.
  6. ^ Martin, Guy (15 September 2017). "Reutech releases new Rogue LITE weapon station | defenceWeb". www.defenceweb.co.za. DefenceWeb.co.za. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
  7. ^ Keith Campbell. "SA Navy reviews fleet needs as antipiracy patrol highlights capacity constraints". Engineeringnews.co.za. Retrieved 2012-10-05.
  8. ^ "Naval Mid-Cal: Remote-control Cannon Proliferation at Sea". Armada.ch. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  9. ^ "Naval Weapon Station from Reutech delivered". reutechsolutions.com. Retrieved 26 January 2015.

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