The self-Propelled Diesel External Weapons Loader, model VAP-60, equipment operates in potentially explosive atmospheres i.a.w. ATEX Directive, has been designed to transport, position, load and unload a wide range of external stores up to 6.000 lbs. up to cruise missiles type Storm Shadow, Taurus on/off all military fighter aircrafts and helicopters in operation today.
The main characteristics of this unit are:
– Boom maintains verticality throughout lifting/lowering for quicker and safer operations.
– Load table electro-hydraulically operated up to 6 degrees of freedom
– Remote controlled
– Explosive atmosphere protection
– Electromagnetic protection