Corner-Shot Weapon System (CSWS) – UPSC Prelims

Corner-Shot Weapon System (CSWS):
  • A corner-shot weapon system (CSWS) is designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO).
  • It is at an advanced stage of being inducted by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Jammu and Kashmir police.
  • The CSWS is a special purpose weapon designed by the Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE), Pune.
  • Functions:
    • It can engage targets located around the corners as the system bends.
    • It captures video feeds thus saving soldiers from any surprise counter attack.
  • Features:
    • Day-night firing capability, colour display, digital zoom, zeroing facility, hot keys, high power battery along with status display.
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