Press releases

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Axel Scheibel appointed to the Management Board of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann

25.06.2021
- Munich

The Supervisory Board of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann has appointed Dr.-Ing. Axel Scheibel (59) to the company’s Management Board. In his new function, he will be responsible for development and production from 1 July 2021, thus completing the management body traditionally consisting of three persons, in which Ralf Ketzel (CEO) and Horst Rieder (CFO) temporarily shared Axel Scheibel’s future tasks.

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Delivery of the GTK Boxer vehicles ordered by the Bundeswehr now completed

23.06.2021
- Munich

ARTEC GmbH, as a contractual partner and subsidiary of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Rheinmetall, has officially handed over the last of the Boxer armoured transport vehicles (GTK) ordered to date by the Bundeswehr to representatives of the Federal procurement agency (BAAINBw) and the Ministry of Defence.

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KNDS records another successful business year

14.06.2021
- 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 2020.

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Krauss-Maffei Wegmann acquires stake in Milrem Robotics

31.05.2021
- Tallinn

The participation is an important step towards the formation of a "European Center of Excellence for Military Robotics".

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KNDS appoints Philippe Balducchi as Chief Financial Officer

27.05.2021
- Amsterdam

KNDS, the defense technology group which brings together Nexter (France) and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (Germany) to form Europe's leading company for military land systems, is filling the position of its Group Chief Financial Officer with Philippe Balducchi, former CEO of Airbus Canada.

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KMW produces IVECO Trakker cabs for the Bundeswehr

19.04.2021
- Munich, March 2021

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has been commissioned by IVECO Defence Vehicles S.p.A. to produce the driver’s cabs of GTF2 protected transport vehicles on the IVECO Trakker basis.

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Knut Peters
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Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG
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D-80997 München

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