Mission driven innovation

Shadow Mount Weapon System

Single point quick release for rapid mounting and dismounting

Adjustable & Locking Weapon Mount

The Shadow Mount Weapon System (SMWS) is a lightweight dual articulating swing arm weapon mount for the M240 and M249 MG platforms. Weapon systems are easily mounted and dismounted by way of a patented single action quick release pin. Ammo can configurations are easily swappable to accommodate the specific weapon being fired from the mount.

Why the SMWS?

With its lightweight and intuitive design the SMWS gets you on target at a moments notice.

  • Get on target in seconds
  • Easy to manipulate fully loaded
  • High strength (Aerospace grade aluminum)
  • Magnetic Retention
  • Easy mount and dismount
  • Fully adjustable and locking
  • Lightweight—11.8 lbs
  • M240/249 Capable
  • Ammo Capacity 7.62: 200 Rds
  • Ammo Capacity 5.56: 400 Rds
Vehicle Ready
  • RTV2/RTV4
  • MRZR-D4/D2
  • GMV 1.1
  • MRZR-Alpha
  • JLTV
  • Dagor

About US

Experienced SOF Veterans

We were formed in 2014 to design, develop and implement mission-driven technologies


We are an SDVOSB, ITAR compliant and utilize manufacturing with ISO certifications.

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US designed and manufactured
US Designed & Built

All products designed, developed and manufactured soley in the US

Our team
Blackbridge Defense

Some of the Groups We serve

Army Marine Navy US Air Force Australian MOD


US SOCOM - Department of DefenseThe impact of Blackbridge Defense, will fill current operational gaps and integrate well within our Operational Detachment Alpha’s (ODAs). The Shadow Mount is designed specifically for U.S. Special Operations Soldiers and is viable for a variety of other DOD, National and State elements."


US Air ForceLightest and most functionally proficient weapon mount we have utilized for the M240 and M249 weapon systems."