Sea deFNder® Remote Weapon Stations by FN Herstal

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FN Herstal SA
Voie de Liege 33
B-4040 Herstal

The deFNder® Remote Weapon Stations provide optimized remote firing capability day and night while keeping the operator completely under protection. The Sea deFNder® is the maritime variant of the deFNder® Medium.


It can integrate all FN Herstal machine guns up to .50 caliber, including the unique FN® M3R with high firing rate of 1,100 RPM. Specifically dedicated to Naval Forces and Coastguards, the Sea deFNder® fulfills an extensive range of missions, such as anti-piracy, anti-terrorism, maritime traffic interception, and surveillance of territorial waters.




Optimized footprint

24/7 operations with day and night camera

Gyroscopic stabilization

Target tracking and image stabilization

Laser range finder for ballistic calculation

Wide angles of operation

Round counter and burst limitation

Weapon, sight system and HMI modularity

Interface with other sensors and CMS

Qualified to military and naval standards

Manual back-up mode

Weapon protective cover

Links and cases collector

Built In Test

Smoke grenade launchers

Only officially qualified Remote Weapon Stations with FN Herstal machine guns

Exclusivity of the high rate of fire machine gun FN® M3R




Weapons                              FN MAG®, FN® M2HB-QCB, FN® M3R

Traverse angles                   N x 360°

Elevation angles                  -40°; +70° (depending on weapon)

Height                                  < 680mm

Weight                                  ~ 250 kg fully loaded (without options)

Ammunition box                   300 rounds 12.7mm

                                             600 rounds 7.62mm

Defense Products & Services: Sea deFNder® Remote Weapon Stations by FN Herstal
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Gun mounts, naval
Country: Belgium
Description: Sea deFNder® Remote Weapon Stations
Source of Information: FN Herstal SA