Weapon handling system
The weapon handling system enables embarking, stowing, handling and loading underwater weapons (torpedoes, missiles, mines) into the lauching tubes.
DCNS’ weapon handling systems feature compactedness, safety and reliability, thus proposing the best payload on an SSK: up to 18 weapons embarked on SCORPENE® type submarines (6 in the tubes + 12 on the weapon handling system).
- Up to 18 weapons embarked (handling system + tubes) on SCORPENE® type submarines
– External embarking equipment used with the dedicated hatch
– Internal handling equipement performing the internal movements, loading and unloading the tubes
– Weapon stowage on racks respecting all onboard safety requirements
More than 40 years of experience, more than 40 handling systems for 7 different client Navies:
Brazil, Chile, France, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, Spain