The manufacturing costs of Germanys “Puma” mechanised infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) has reportedly exceeded initial estimates of the government by Euro 2.9 Billion, German media has reported
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has won a $300 million contract from Germany to modernise 101 Leopard 2 A6 main battle tanks. The contract in question was signed on 28 March 2019 at the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment (BAAINBw), the company said in a statement
The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) has awarded a contract to Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) for six Leguan bridge layer systems to be used on Leopard 2 chassis. In addition to the vehicle systems, training simulators and a peripheral package are also part of the procurement project, the company said in a statement Thursday
German defense company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) will supply Hungarys land forces with 44 new Leopard 2 A7+ main battle tanks and 24 new PzH 2000 howitzers. The contract also includes procuring 12 used Leopard 2 A4 main battle tanks from KMWs inventories for training purposes
The French and German defense ministers who met on Monday has agreed to sign the contract to jointly develop future-oriented capabilities-such as future combat air system (FCAS) and future combat ground system (MGCS) in early 2019. Following Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Emmanuel Macron's joint statement in the summer of 2017, expressing the political will to strengthen European defence by jointly developing FCAS and MGCS approved at the Berlin Airshow in April 2018, the defense ministers of both the nations noted that there has been significant progress of the work carried out so far, according to the joint statement issued on
Italy has shown interest in the future Franco-German battle tank by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Nexter Defence Systems (KNDS). The Italian military is interested in the future Franco-German battle tank KNDS, according to our information,
The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has announced that they will re-join the Boxer programme via the Organization for Joint Armament Cooperation, or OCCAR to procure the Boxer 8x8 vehicle to meet the requirements for their Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) programme. ARTEC is a joint venture between Rheinmetall (64%) and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (36%)
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW)-Rheinmetall joint venture ARTEC has signed agreements with UK based BAE Systems, Pearson Engineering and Thales companies offering 60 percent of workshare if UK selects BOXER Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)for Armys next generation Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) program. According to the agreements, at least 60% of BOXERs value creation and 100% of final assembly will take place in Britain
German opposition have come out against the use of German-made Leopard 2 tanks by Turkey in its offensive against Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin region. The criticism comes after it was reported by Turkish media that Berlin was considering providing Turkish tanks with better mine-protection gear
Saab has received an order from the German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH (KMW) for deliveries of Mobile Camouflage Systems (MCS). The Barracuda Mobile Camouflage System (MCS) is a flexible solution providing multispectral protection for vehicles when moving or when in a static position
The Dutch DMO (Defence Materiel Organisation) has ordered EUR 88 million ($99.8 million) worth modification of 30 Fennek reconnaissance vehicles to JFST (Joint Fire Support Team) status for the German Army
German defense manufacturers are gaining due to increased spending by German military in the wake of Russias incursions in Ukraine and its military stance on the NATOs eastern border. Most equipment orders for new equipment and upgrades of existing armor are going to Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann,
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