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Whether mounted on an armored vehicle, the deck of a ship or at the perimeter of a forward operating base, the system that controls the azimuth and elevation of a weapon station must survive the same conditions of weather, temperature, dust, vibration and shock as the personnel and equipment it’s used to protect. At the same time, it must be lightweight and low-profile to preserve weight requirements. Above all else, it must ensure reliably accurate positioning to engage moving targets, even if mounted to a vehicle in motion.

Lightweight & Accurate Solutions

For accuracy in highly dynamic conditions, targeting systems must continuously make precise adjustments—sometimes small, sometimes large—in response to input from the control system. Each adjustment requires a compact, light servo motor to accelerate the relatively large mass of the remote weapon station. The multi-axis torque and speed requirements are extreme, and this is a perfect application for the industry’s leading innovator and supplier of torque dense direct drive servo technologies - Kollmorgen.

Robust & Reliable Solutions

Survivability is just as important as accuracy. The positioning system needs to work exactly as specified, no matter what conditions are encountered in the field. You can rely on Kollmorgen to leverage our vast experience in incorporating corrosion-free materials, impervious seals and ruggedized construction to provide motion solutions that survive the harshest conditions, year after year.

Minimize Risk with Your Proven Partner

Kollmorgen has many decades of experience supplying motion components designed for reliability in the most demanding of defense applications. We continue to innovate and consistently meet the increasing demands of today’s battlefield, as well as the battlefield of the future. With our global engineering expertise and manufacturing facilities and capabilities, Kollmorgen is ready to deliver the standard and customized motion components needed to support any weapon system, anywhere in the world.

Solutions Tailored to Your Unique Requirements

The ability to integrate core motor technologies into a customer's unique application is a key competency of Kollmorgen. Our expertise allows us to modify standard products, such as our award winning TBM and KBM frameless platforms, or develop entirely custom solutions across our extensive product design portfolio.

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KBM Series Frameless

The KBM™ series offers high performance, long life and simple installation in a motor kit that can be embedded directly in your machine design.

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TBM Series

The Kollmorgen TBM (Torquer Brushless Motor) Series direct drive frameless motor is designed to be directly embedded in your machine, using the machine’s own bearings to support the rotor.

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The RBE Series from Kollmorgen is a proven platform offering many years of direct drive motor solutions. As the saying goes, these motors are ‘oldies but goodies’ and continue to be viable solutions where relatively high torque and low speed, pancake type motor configurations are required.

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EKM Series Servo Motors

These enhanced, high performance motors are MilSpec 810E rated and IP67 sealed, and comes standard with a stainless steel and chemical-agent-resistant paint, for duty in harsh environmental conditions.
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AKM™ Series Servo Motor

Our best-in-class, high-performance servomotors offer a wide range of mounting, connectivity, feedback and other options. More than 500,000 standard models are available along with co-engineered modifications to suit almost any application requirement.

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