The Boxer success story continues. The British authorities, represented by the European procurement group OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation), and ARTEC, a consortium of Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), have signed a contract extension to provide the British Military with a further 100 Boxer wheeled armoured autos. The contract encompasses three beforehand ordered variants of the Boxer: the infantry provider, the command automobile and the sector ambulance. In issuing the order, the UK is exercising an possibility contained within the contract signed in 2019 for the Mechanised Infantry Car (MIV) procurement mission, which incorporates 523 Boxer wheeled armoured autos in a number of variants.

ARTEC can be supplying the autos to the UK through OCCAR, the intergovernmental Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation. The majority of Boxer manufacturing will happen in Britain. Collection manufacturing is at present getting underway in Germany, after which a lot of the Boxer autos already ordered can be produced in British factories of Rheinmetall BAE Techniques Land and KMW subsidiary WFEL. The extra autos simply ordered will even be produced in each the UK and Germany. Right here, the companions can be drawing on the information and elements of the established and increasing British provide chain, which already types the premise of the primary lot of 523 autos.


British Military Boxer Mechanised Infantry Car (MIV)

The Boxer is a multirole armoured preventing automobile designed by a world consortium to perform a lot of operations by the usage of installable mission modules. The governments taking part within the Boxer program have modified as this system has developed. The Boxer automobile is produced by the ARTEC GmbH (armoured automobile expertise) industrial group, and the programme is being managed by OCCAR (. ARTEC GmbH relies in Munich; its mum or dad firms are Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH and Rheinmetall Navy Automobiles GmbH on the German aspect, and Rheinmetall Defence Nederland B.V. for the Netherlands. Total, Rheinmetall has a 64% stake within the three way partnership.

The Boxer is a extremely protected 8×8 wheeled armoured automobile. Its modular structure permits a larger variety of variants than every other automobile system. So far, some 1,500 autos in twenty completely different variations have been ordered by Australia and 4 NATO nations: Germany, the Netherlands, Lithuania and the UK. Australia, an in depth associate of NATO, has already taken supply of a primary cargo of 25 Boxer autos. Based in 1999, ARTEC GmbH is a three way partnership of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG, Rheinmetall Landsysteme GmbH and Rheinmetall Defence Nederland B.V. The corporate coordinates sequence manufacturing and serves as the purpose of contact for export enquiries for the Boxer.

UK MOD Defence Equipment and Support Secures 100 Extra Boxer Vehicles for British Army
UK MOD Defence Gear and Assist Secures 100 Additional Boxer Automobiles for British Military