Train without the Range

ACME’s realistic replica weapon systems allow you to train right in the classroom. With ACME, gunners can train from basic weapon handling to real mission events.ACME’s realistic replica weapon systems allow you to train right in the classroom. With ACME, gunners can train from basic weapon handling to real mission events.  Since 2005, ACME has produced replica weapon systems for customers systems worldwide – more than 300 weapons! We’ve provided systems for helicopter, convoy, adversary threat, shipboard, and vehicle simulators. There’s 10 different weapon types and a plethora of specialized mounts available now without NRE. And, custom systems are available.

ACME Replica Weapon Systems Feature:

  • Ultra-realistic, high fidelity replica weapons
  • Suite of weapons sensors reporting weapon state
  • Full-force, full-rate-of fire recoil effects
  • Generic or specific mounts for vehicles, aircraft, or ships
  • Simple, powerful software to manage the system and training

Our high fidelity replica weapon systems, that are not firearms, look, feel, and function just like the real weapons. Our replica systems allow you to train just like the real weapons.

Full-Force Recoil

ACME Replica Weapon Product Line

M2HB VARIANTS

GAU-18

M240 VARIANTS

GAU-21

M134 VARIANTS

Mk-19

ACME Gun Active Recoil (GAR®) Delivered Products

  • M2 End User: US Army Land-based, Threat Awareness Training System
  • M2 End User: US Navy, multiple Shore-based Training Systems
  • M2 End User: US DoD Contractor, Demonstrator System
  • M2 End User: US DoD Contractor, Demonstrator System
  • M2 End User: US Navy, Shore-based testing system (FIST-FIAC)
  • XM218 End User: USMC SMC CH-47, CH-53 Helicopter Trainer
  • C6 End User: Canadian CH147 Helicopter Gunnery Trainer
  • L7A2  End User: United Kingdom EH-101 Helicopter Trainer
  • M60 End User: United Kingdom CH-47 Helicopter Trainer
  • M240 End User: US Navy, multiple Shore-based Training Systems
  • M240 End User: US Army Land-based, Threat Awareness Training System
  • M240 End User: US Navy, multiple MH-60S Helicopter Trainers
  • M240 End User: US Navy, multiple MN-60R Helicopter Trainers
  • M240 End User: USMC CH-53, UH-1Y, CV-22 Helicopter Trainers
  • M240 End User: USCG H-65 Helicopter Trainers
  • M240 End User: USMC CH-47, CH-53 Helicopter Trainer
  • M240 End User: US Army many H-60, Helicopter Trainers
  • M240 End User: US Army many Convoy Trainers
  • M240 End User: Bluedrop CH-47 Helicopter Trainer
  • GAU-2 User: USAF SOW Trainer in the H-60 Super WST
  • GAU-17 User: United Kingdom CH-47 Chinook Trainer
  • M-134 User: Bluedrop CH-47 Trainer
  • GAU-17 User: USMC CH-53, UH-1Y Trainers
  • GAU-2 User: US Air National Guard H-60 Trainer
  • GAU-18 End User: USAF SOW Trainer in the H-60 Super WST
  • GAU-18 User: US Air National Guard H-60 Trainer
  • GAU-21 End User: USMC CH-47, CH-53 Helicopter Trainers
  • GAU-21 End User: USMC CH-53, UH-1Y, CV-22 Helicopter Trainers

TRAIN with ACME

Use ACME weapons to train:

  • Loading
  • Charging
  • Aiming
  • Firing bursts and patterns
  • Engaging and staying on targets
  • Re-loading
  • Malfunction I.D. and resolution

SAVE with ACME

Cut Costs

  • No firing range costs
  • No ammunition costs

Cut Logistics

  • No aircraft needed for airborne gunnery training
  • No weapon or ammunition storage staff/facility
  • No weapon wear or cleaning

BETTER Training with ACME

  • Real malfunctions simply not possible to induce on actual weapons
  • Maximize your student throughput

The GAR® Simulated Recoil System offers enormous benefits for the user:

FIDELITY – ACME’s all-metal, replica weapons look feel, and function like the actual weapons. The guns even capture the force and feel of the charging handles and triggers, as well important details like the ammunition feeds, weapon safety and selector switches, and the arming controls

MOUNTS – Custom or Generic weapon mounts are available to mount the weapons to any vehicle or aircraft simulators. Mounts replicates the azimuth and elevation travel stops and stow/ deploy for each weapon and mount type.

SENSORS – I/O Sensors monitor and report crew actions and weapon state to the Host Simulation system. Sensors include: Ammunition loaded; Open/ Closed Feed Covers; Trigger, Safety and Firing Selectors; Charging Handles and more.

MALFUNCTIONS – Easily insertable/removable malfunctions for Misfire, Sluggish Fire, Runaway Fire, and Cookoff available right at the instructor’s fingertips. Frequency of Malfunctions is easily varied and set by Instructor.

GAR® MANAGER – Gun system powered by IA compliant Redhat Linux. All replica gun systems include ACME’s GAR® Manager Application: Simple, intuitive application provides precision control of the weapon state, ammunition, reloading, malfunctions, troubleshooting and testing.

SUPPORT – Systems include 1-Year Warranty and set of Technical Documents to set up, operate, and maintain the systems. Optional support available for installation, tuning, and integration support.