DGS is a weapon station specially developed for integration into the intelligence, observation and surveillance aircraft Airbus C295. The DGS system, which is integrated into the rear paratrooper door of the C295, is equipped with the Rheinmetall BK27 low weight, high-rate gun.
The control system processes the ballistic calculation to provide greater aiming accuracy to the target selected from the command and control panel. In addition, the control system integrates with the aircraft’s mission management system providing real-time information on the status of the system’s units.
- Nominal gun firing speed is 1700+100/-160 shots per minute.
- Electromechanical drive system.
- Compatible with inert and sub-calibre ammunition.
- Light and compact solution with minimal effect on the aircraft.