The SWARM Remote Weapon System (Stabilised Weapon And Reconnaissance Mount) is a fully armored remote weapon system designed and built by the Thales Group in Glasgow, Scotland. The SWARM system consists of two main assemblies: the Gun Processing and Interface Unit (GPIU), which is operated inside the vehicle, and the external Weapon and Sensor Platform (WASP). It can fire a variety of weapons, and utilize multiple sensors. On the US Marine Corps' Gladiator Tactical Unmanned Ground Vehicle (TUGV), it is equipped with a 7.62 mm M240 and day/night sensors.
Currently used in conjunction with:
- US Marine Corps Gladiator Tactical Unmanned Ground Vehicle (TUGV)
- British Army FV432 Trojan Engineering Tank
- Royal Netherlands Army Bushmaster IMV
- FNSS Pars Armored Vehicle
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Famous quotes containing the word swarm:
“As night returns bringing doubts
That swarm around the sleepers head
But are fended off with clubs and knives ...”
—John Ashbery (b. 1927)
“Bees dont swarm in a mango grove for nothing.
Where can you see a wisp of smoke
without a fire?”
—Hla Stavhana (c. 50 A.D.)
“A swarm of bees in May
Is worth a load of hay;
A swarm of bees in June
Is worth a silver spoon;
A swarm of bees in July
Is not worth a fly.”
—Unknown. A Swarm of bees in May (l. 16)