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- Paris

KMW (Krauss-Maffei Wegmann) and DEFENTURE have stepped up their cooperation in the German-Dutch procurement project for a new airborne platform (LuLa) even further by signing an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding).


EUROSATORY 2022: KMW presents a world debut

- Paris

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) will be presenting the BOXER tracked vehicle system for the first time at the EUROSATORY 2022 defence trade fair. KMW will also be demonstrating its systems house expertise with a variety of variants ranging from the wheeled bridge layer to the wheeled howitzer RCH 155, the world’s first artillery system that can fight the battle while in motion.


Fiscal year 2021: KNDS continues to grow

- Amsterdam

The defence technology group KNDS, in which Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (Germany) and Nexter (France) merged to form the leading European company for military land systems, ammunition and related services, has presented its key figures for fiscal year 2021. The company continued its growth trajectory on a solid basis in an environment that remained strongly affected by the coronavirus pandemic and other uncertainties.


KMW and Rheinmetall set up joint venture for servicing NATO vehicles in the Baltic States

- Munich

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Rheinmetall have established a joint venture in Lithuania for providing comprehensive logistical support for combat vehicles belonging to the Lithuanian armed forces as well as those of other NATO nations stationed in the Baltic States. The idea is to take advantage of synergy effects and to promote multinational interoperability between the armed forces and defence sectors of NATO member states. Known as Lithuania Defense Services, the company will commence operations in Jonava in May 2022.


Knut Peters heads KMW Corporate Communications

- Munich

Journalist, reserve officer and former Kiel government spokesperson Knut Peters (62) has taken over as Head of Corporate Communications at the defence technology manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG (KMW) in Munich. He reports directly to the Chairman of KMW’s Management Board, Ralf Ketzel, and succeeds Dr. Kurt Braatz, who has moved to KMW’s parent company KNDS in Amsterdam.


Slovenia procures 45 BOXER vehicles


The Slovenian government, represented by the European procurement organization OCCAR, and ARTEC, a consortium of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Rheinmetall, have signed a contract for the delivery of 45 BOXER wheeled vehicles in four different variants.

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