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Israel’s Rafael to supply anti-drone weapons system to Asian navy

The undisclosed nation signed a multi-million dollar contract to purchase the defense company’s Typhoon naval Remote Control Weapons System.

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems' TYPHOON Mk-30c stabilized naval RCWS. Credit: Rafael Advanced Defense Systems.
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems' TYPHOON Mk-30c stabilized naval RCWS. Credit: Rafael Advanced Defense Systems.

Israeli defense giant Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has signed a multi-million dollar, five-year contract to supply its Typhoon Mk30-C naval defense system to an undisclosed Asian country.

The contract includes an option for the purchase of additional systems, according to the company.

The Typhoon, a stabilized naval Remote Control Weapon System, is equipped with a Mk44 Bushmaster II 30mm chain gun, which is compatible with both high-explosive and Air Burst Ammunition, and is capable of shooting down Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, according to the Rafael.

The company has installed more than 750 naval remote control weapons systems to date.

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