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KMW, Rafael, and General Dynamics European Land Systems to establish joint company for Trophy APS

11.11.2021
- Munich

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems (Rafael) and General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) announced today that they have signed an agreement to form a joint venture company under the name of EuroTrophy. 

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Roll-out of the first Norwegian Leopard 2 bridge layer LEGUAN at KMW

27.10.2021
- Munich, Oslo

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has symbolically handed over the first of a total of six LEOPARD 2-based LEGUAN bridge laying systems to high-ranking representatives of the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) during a roll-out ceremony.

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Krauss-Maffei Wegmann and DEFENTURE plan cooperation

16.09.2021
- Munich/Tiel

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), the German systems supplier for battle tanks and combat systems, and Defenture, the Dutch manufacturer of special-purpose vehicles, intend to enter into close strategic cooperation. A letter of intent (LoI) has already been signed by both companies.

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Ministry of Defence orders capability upgrade of 154 PUMA infantry fighting vehicles

28.06.2021
- Koblenz/Kassel

Projekt System & Management GmbH (PSM), a joint venture of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Rheinmetall, has signed a contract with the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment (BAAINBw) to retrofit 154 PUMA infantry fighting vehicles in service with the Bundeswehr.

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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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