There are 6 images added between 9 December 2006 and 8 November 2017
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: 183
Unitary Cost: EUR€250,000   (USD$263,158)
Also Known As: HITROLE-N
Origin: Italy
Corporations: Oto Melara
Parent System: HITROLE
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: 183
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Description: The OTO Melara HITROLE is a one-man, weapon station intended for light armored vehicles such as Puma 4x4, 6x6 and LMV. It is equipped with a sensor package which includes a day/night camera and laser rangefinder. The weapon system consists of a 7.62mm (HITROLE Light) or a 12.7mm machine gun or a 40mm automatic grenade launcher.

HITROLE Applications

Armored Vehicles Centauro II Centauro VBM Auxiliary Vessels Holland Fighting Ships Independence Tactical Vehicles LMV Puma 4x4 Puma 6x6 VTMM

HITROLE Specifications

Grenade Launcher Caliber: 40 millimeter
Main Gun Caliber: 12.7 millimeter
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
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There are 9 news between
17 Feb 2009 and 16 Oct 2017
Monday, October 16, 2017Leonardo Introduces M60A3 Tank Upgrade
Thursday, October 20, 2016Leonardo Introduces the Centauro II Light Tank Prototype
Monday, June 13, 2016Iveco-Oto Melara Introduces Centauro II Armored Vehicle
Monday, January 16, 2012Finmeccanica Awarded New Orders Valued up to EUR 200 Million
Wednesday, December 21, 2011Mexican Navy Orders Five HITROLE 12.7mm Naval Turret
Wednesday, April 13, 2011Malaysian Coast Guard Orders 18 HITROLE Naval Turrets
Monday, October 26, 2009Italian Army Orders 81 HITROLE to Equip Lince Vehicles Deployed in Afghanistan
Monday, March 30, 2009Mexican Navy Orders an Additional HITROLE 12.7mm Gun System
Tuesday, February 17, 2009Italian Army Takes Delivery of First Freccia Armored Vehicle

Operators & Related Equipment

More than 81 weapon stations installed on Lince and Puma vehicles
Malaysian Coast Guard (18)
Mexican Navy (20)

Grand Total 1835
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