Serbia Develops 20 Mm Remote-Controlled Weapon

Serbia has built a first example of a remote-controlled weapon station (RCWS), designated the 20/1 mm Kiklop, that Yugoimport SDPR is offering for export. The RCWS is armed with a single Hispano 20 mm (Model M55) single-feed cannon. For most applications a drum magazine holding 60 rounds of 20x110 mm ammunition is normally mounted above the weapon,...

Serbia has built a first example of a remote-controlled weapon station (RCWS), designated the 20/1 mm Kiklop, that Yugoimport SDPR is offering for export.

The RCWS is armed with a single Hispano 20 mm (Model M55) single-feed cannon.

For most applications a drum magazine holding 60 rounds of 20x110 mm ammunition is normally mounted above the weapon, but for this application it is mounted below. The sensor pod is mounted externally on the left side and includes a day camera, thermal imager, and laser rangefinder (it moves in elevation with the 20 mm cannon).

This ammunition has a muzzle velocity of 850 m/s and Serbia is quoting a maximum effective range of around 2,000 m.

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