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KMW involved in iMUGS development contract

17.12.2020
- Munich, Dezember 2020

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) is part of the European iMUGS (integrated Modular Unmanned Ground System) project. A consortium of 13 companies from seven European countries and the European Commission signed a contract that will receive over EUR 32 million in funding.

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KNDS (Amsterdam/The Netherlands) completes a decisive step towards further integration

14.12.2020
- Amsterdam, 14th December 2020

Five years after the merger of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (Munich, Germany) and Nexter Systems (Versailles, France) under the joint holding KNDS, the Group’s governance is being restructured.

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KMW renews Dutch FENNEK fleet

09.12.2020
- Munich/Den Haag

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and the Dutch procurement agency DMO (Defence Materiel Organisation) have signed a contract for the upgrading of 322 FENNEK vehicles.

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German Army receives further LEGUAN bridge layer

23.07.2020
- Munich/Koblenz

The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has commissioned Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) to supply additional Leguan bridge laying systems to the German Army. The contract covers 24 Leguan systems on the Leopard 2 chassis, training simulators, ancillary equipment and transport systems.

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KMW+Nexter Defense Systems (KNDS) looks back on a successful year 2019

22.07.2020
- Munich, Versailles

The strategic alliance between KMW and Nexter, completed in 2015, thus presents itself as an ongoing Franco-German success story.

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KMW, Nexter and Rheinmetall get the go-ahead for initial MGCS architecture study

20.05.2020
- Munich / Versailles / Düsseldorf

Standing for Main Ground Combat System, MGCS is a joint Franco-German defence project. The programme, to be implemented under German political leadership, is tasked with developing a main combat system to succeed the Bundeswehr’s Leopard 2 and the French Army’s Leclerc starting in 2035.

Making the start of the MGCS procurement programme Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), Nexter Systems and Rheinmetall AG established an ARGE in December 2019.

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