South Korea Army test the GUARDIAN-ASPIS RWS from Escribano Mechanical & Engineering in its Hyundai Rotem UGV combat capacities.
Press Release, Madrid 17 January 2022: The Spanish leading defence and engineering company Escribano Mechanical & Engineering has been selected to equip the first three Hyundai Rotem 6×6 UGV demonstrators with its GUARDIAN – ASPIS RWS. The South Korea Army is testing the system in real operation condition, and it is showing its reliability.
GUARDIAN-ASPIS is the lightest remote weapon station on the market. With less than 90kg., this 2-axis gyro-stabilised 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 defence system against asymmetric threats and RPAs.
Other integrations: 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 8×8 Mission Master wheeled platform collaborating with the Rheinmetall company such as the UGV MUTT from General Dynamics European Land Systems – Santa Bárbara Sistemas.
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.
ESCRIBANO M&E manufactures and designs its products with a clear commitment to offering the most innovative and creative solutions for the defence sector consolidating its international presence.