Farnborough Air Show (11/7/2016)
ISTEC Services Ltd are proud to announce that they have supplied and installed two crew served medium machine gun mounts on the new AgustaWestland AW149 multirole helicopter. These will be on display at the Farnborough Air Show 2016 on the Leonardo static area nearby Pavilion L1.
The ISTEC gun mount system is designed for today's dynamic battle space, offering unrivalled capability for the Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s family of helicopters. Flexibility, versatility, accuracy are achieved through interchangeable buffered soft mounts, to supporting different types of medium machine guns.
ISTEC SERVICES Ltd has developed the gun mount installation new system built to the exacting standards that both Leonardo-Finmeccanica and the aircrew demand.
PUMA 2 Weapon mount (27/5/2016)
The ISTEC GPMG weapon mounts features in the ForcesTV documentary "Afghanistan: Inside Op Toral", as part of the Airbus PUMA2 upgrade in capability.
ForcesTV can be seen on Sky 264, Virgin 277 and Freesat 652.
The full documentary can be seen here:
GPMG Twin mount protects chancellor George Osborne (31/8/15)
On the 31st August, UK Chancellor George Osborne visited RN Faslane in Scotland. He arrived in a RM ORC boat armed with the ISTEC Services Ltd GPMG twin mount.
Each 7.62mm GPMG is also equiped with ISTEC Services Ltd Flip-Over sight mounts providing the ability to maintain zero whilst performing operations on the weapon with the top cover open.
For the full story, see here:
Man From U.N.C.L.E (Summer 2015)
The GPMG twin mount, provided by ISTEC Services Ltd features in this year's Guy Ritchie blockbuster, 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.'.
The GPMG twin mount can be seen on the bow of the attack boat during the exciting river chase scene.
More info about the film can be found here:
ORC weapon station used for Scottish Golf Open (7/7/15)
The Royal Marines from 43 Commando delivered the trophy for the Scottish Open in dramatic style, doing a beach landing using an Offshore Raiding Craft (ORC) fitted with an ISTEC GPMG machine gun mount.
The mount, fitted with a UGM with a frontal armour shield is one of the many maritime weapon mount solutions ISTEC provide to the UK Royal Marines.
The full article and photos can be seen here: