deFNder® Medium

State-of-the-art RWS combining heavy firepower with smart architecture

The deFNder® Remote Weapon Stations provide optimized remote firing capability day and night while keeping the operator completely under armor protection. The deFNder® Medium is the medium weight remote weapon station of FN Herstal RWS family. It can integrate all FN Herstal machine guns up to .50 cal, including the unique FN® M3R machine gun with high firing rate of 1,100 RPM. Its modular architecture and capabilities can be tailored to meet various self-defense or collective missions.

Key benefits

  • 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 BMS

  • Qualified to the highest military standards

  • Manual back-up mode

  • Weapon protective cover

  • Links and cases collector

  • Smoke grenade launchers

  • Built In Test

  • Only officially qualified Remote Weapon Stations with FN Herstal machine guns

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

Traverse angles
Elevation angles
Ammunition box


N x 360°

-40°; +70°
(depending on weapon)

< 630mm

~ 200 kg
fully loaded
(without options)

300 rounds 12.7mm
600 rounds 7.62mm

deFNder® Medium