BL35357K - STRYKER CROWS-J RWS - JAVELIN - AFV CLUB
The Army developed the Stryker Common Remotely Operated Weapons Station – Javelin (CROWS-J) in response to an Operational Needs Statement submitted in March 2015. It is not a Program of Record. When fi elding is complete, the 81 Stryker CROWS-J will comprise 50 percent of the vehicles in the rifl e and scout platoons in the 2nd Cavalry Regiment (2CR).
CROWS-J is an M153 CROWS II system manufactured by Kongsberg that has been modifi ed through the addition and fire control integration of the FGM-148 Javelin Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM).
In conjunction with the Javelin missile, the CROWS II mounts either a M2 .50 caliber machine gun, M240 7.62 mm machine gun, or an MK-19 40 mm automatic grenade launcher.