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Short-Range Automated Defense System

Country of Origin: Taiwan


The Short-Range Automated Defense System is a remotely operated weapons turret developed by the National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) in Taiwan. It can be equipped with one or two 20-mm cannons.

Two variants have been developed: a fixed, land-based variant, the XTR-102, and a ship-based variant, the XTR-101. See "Variants," below, for more information.

Both turrets share the same basic mechanism that can rotate through a full 360 degrees at a rate of up...

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