South Korea's Army test the GUARDIAN – ASPIS RWS

South Korea Army test the GUARDIAN – ASPIS RWS

The Spanish leading defense and engineering company Escribano Mechanical & Engineering has been selected to equip the first three Hyundai Rotem 6X6 UGV demonstrators with its Remote Weapon Station (RWS) GUARDIAN – ASPIS.

GUARDIAN-ASPIS is the lightest remote weapon station on the market. With less than 90kg, this 2-axis gyro-stabilized system is capable to operate both on day and night missions thanks to its cutting – edge electro optical sensors by ESCRIBANO M&E Combining an advanced fire and aiming system, the modular design of GUARDIAN - ASPIS allows mount a wide range of weapons, from 5,56 to 7,62mm machine guns. It has been specially designed to be integrated on different types of platforms and vehicles, turning the GUARDIAN - ASPIS in a high cost-effective defense system against asymmetric threats and RPA’s.

Counting with a consolidated expertise integrating remote weapon stations and electro optical systems in other UGV and USV platform, ESCRIBANO M&E works with different internationally and nationally renowned companies to offer different unmanned solutions with chain platforms, such as the THEMIS vehicle from the Estonian company "MILREM Robotics", or the 8x8 Mission Master wheeled platform collaborating with the Rheinmetall company such as the UGV MUTT from General Dynamics European Land Systems – Santa Bárbara Sistemas.

South Korea Army test the GUARDIAN – ASPIS RWS

ESCRIBANO M&E has also developed the naval ASPIS RWS version: SENTINEL ASPIS. The same operativity but adapted to sea environment. It has been integrated on USVs. The advance technology integrated in the systems allows day and night multipurpose missions in hard climate conditions or brave waters near to the coast.