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deFNder® Medium

Available for military sales only.

Based on reliable and state-of-the-art technologies, the deFNder® Medium has been designed to fulfill the force protection mission through fire support and self-defense when mounted on light, medium and heavy vehicles. The deFNder® Medium can be fitted with many weapon types, including the M249 5.56mm, M240 7.62mm, FN® M2HB, FN® M2HB-QCB, or FN® M3R .50-caliber machine guns and 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher (AGL) on a universal cradle assembly. The cradle assembly is equipped with a soft mount that optimizes firing performance and reduces the level of firing shock transmitted to the weapon station. The weapons can be complemented with several options, such as a Laser Rangefinder (LRF) with ballistic computer, two-axis gyroscopic stabilization, ballistic protection and other options to tailor the system to user requirements. The system can be used in a static mount to provide installation and perimeter defense.

Military pricing on request.

*Product follows USA specifications
*Military products available to U.S. sales only

deFNder® Medium

deFNder Medium with FN M3P™



  • Overall Height: Less than 25" (basic configuration)
  • Weight: Less than 452 lb. with 300 rds. and M3R
  • Capacity: 300 Rd. ammo box (basic configuration)
  • Traverse Speed: 90 degrees per second
  • Elevation Speed: 60 degrees per second

General Specs

Accepts all current FN® M249 SAW, FN® MK 48 MOD I, FN® M240, FN® M2HB-QCB, and FN® M3R machine guns, and 40mm AGL integration

Vertical movement range of +75 thru -45 degrees depression depending on weapon type

Can fire at any elevation angle with M3R

Nx360 degree traverse

18-32 Volts Direct Current (VDC) power meeting MIL-STD-1275

Continuous drive motors

Recocking actuator


CCD for use in normal light conditions

Thermal/Infrared uncooled or cooled camera for low-light and/or bad atmospheric conditions

Laser range finder together with a ballistic computer for ballistic compensation reduces distance-related aiming error


Lightweight for ease of installation on vehicles and ground-mounted applications

Low silhouette reduces counter fire target size and minimizes visual intrusion in sensitive areas

Soft recoil mount increases intended target hit probability and reduces collateral damage


Operator display console for target identification and engagement

Single control handle for sight selection, aiming and firing

Built-in test system for diagnostics and failure detection


Cooled infrared/thermal (IRT) night sights, laser range finder (LRF) and ballistic computer

STANAG 4569 Level I or Level II ballistic protection

Stabilization for observing and firing on the move

Interface with Slew to Cue sensors such as Laser Warning Receiver (LWR) and Small Arms Detection and Localization System (SADLS)

Target tracking system and backup firing mode for M240, M2, M3 and 40mm AGL

Up capacity ammunition boxes of 500 rounds of .50-caliber NATO linked ammunition and 1,000 rounds of 7.62x51mm NATO linked ammunition

Fired case and link collection