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KMW upgrades former Dutch Leopard 2s for the German Army

The German Army has received the first modernized Leopard 2A7 Main Battle Tank (MBT) upgraded by the original manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann. Delivered on December 10, 2014 , the tank was the first of a batch of 20 former Dutch MBTs to be upgraded for the German Army.

Indonesia Orders 156 Refurbished Armored Fighting Vehicles from Germany for €216...

The Indonesian Ministry of Defence has contracted with the German Rheinmetall Group to supply it with tracked armoured vehicles, logistical support and ammunition worth...

Qatar’s Armored Brigade to Receive Leopard 2 MBTs, Pzh2000 Artillery

The German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) announced it has signed a contract with the Emirate of Qatar to modernize the Emirate's single armored brigade, at an investment of over $2 billion. The acquisition is part of a comprehensive modernization program the Emirate's military forces is undergoing in recent years.

After Saudi-Arabia, Qatar is also Interested in German Leopard 2 Tanks

The emirate of Qatar has expressed interest in buying up to 200 Leopard 2 tanks, the german magazine Der SPIEGEL wrote. It is not...

Åkers Krutbruk Designs Enhanced Armor for Swedish Leopard 2, CV9035

The German company IBD along with its Swedish subsidiary Åkers Krutbruk have demonstrated the latest MBT protection study for the MBT122 and CV9040, improving the tank’s protection over 360 degrees enhancing protection from asymmetric threats.

Switzerland Transfers 12 Leopard 2s to Canada

Implementing the Armed Forces 95 and Armed Forces XXI programs, Switzerland is phasing out some of its heavy armor units. As part of this...

Siemens Depart from KMW

Germany's Wegmann Group has acquired Siemens AG's 49-percent stake in armored vehicle manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH, establishing Wegmann as the sole shareholder of KMW...

Canada Acquires 120 Leopard 2 Tanks from German, Dutch Surplus

The Canadian Army is acquiring 100 Leopard II tanks, to be delivered from Dutch and Dutch army surplus. The purchase is a change of...

Swiss Army gets Kodiak Armored Engineer Vehicle

Rheinmetall Defense Systems will supply 12 heavy armored engineer vehicles based on the Leopard 2 chassis to the Swiss Army Engineer. The first "Geniepanzer"...

Armored Fighting Vehicles at Defendory 2006

For its ground forces, the Greek Army has started to take delivery of the first Leopard 2 HEL tanks. In addition to the 170 tanks on...

Multifunction Self Protection System (MUSS)

The prototype system is currently under development  under a technology evaluation of the Federal office of Defense Technology & Procurement (BWB). EADS Defense Electroncis...

PELE/ALP Enhanced Tube-Fired Ammunition

PELE and ALP technologies significantly enhance the effectiveness and versatility of existing tube-fired ammunition (tank projectiles, artillery shells and rockets). Penetrator with Enhanced Lateral Effect...
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