FFG Awarded Contract To Perform Mid Life Extension (MLE) For Royal Danish Army WiSENT
FFG introduced that it has been tasked to carry out the Mid-Life Extension (MLE) program of the Danish Military’s fleet of WiSENT, as soon as once more underlining the robust and long-lasting relationship with the Danish Armed Forces. The MLE additional consists of up to date Human Machine Interface (HMI) and quite a few different enhancements primarily based on 15 years of person expertise in coaching and operations. The Danish WiSENT MLE options the most recent technology C4ISR methods incl. Danish Military Tactical Communications Community and Video Digicam Techniques. The primary two autos have already been upgraded and returned to the Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO). The remaining fleet of Danish WiSENT can be upgraded in 2022 and 2023.
The Wisent 1 or Bergepanzer Wisent was developed by a German FFG firm as a non-public enterprise. The WiSENT 1 multi-functional platform was developed by FFG to flexibly, cost-effectively, effectively, and economically assist the principle battle tank and different autos in armies world wide. The Wisent 1 is predicated on the Leopard 1 tank chassis. It’s an identical to the unique Leopard 1 ARV, which was developed within the Sixties. The entire idea behind this multi-purpose automobile is a modular platform, that may be fitted with numerous add-ons and interchangeable gear. The Wisent 1 is a less expensive different to the Bergepanzer 3 Bufffel, primarily based on the Leopard 2.
The Wisent 1 will be reconfigured from an armored restoration automobile to an armored engineer automobile in lower than 5 hours in subject circumstances. A single-vehicle can be utilized for numerous missions. Along with the improved hydraulic system that gives most hydraulic energy in any state of affairs, the client also can select different improve choices, such because the hydro fuel suspension system, the 960 hp energy package deal, or air-con. The WiSENT 1 is an adaptable armored automobile system that meets all person necessities. Ballistic safety by NATO STANAG 4569 Stage 5 and Stage 3 safety in opposition to mines present the absolute best security for the crew in disaster areas. The choice to incorporate add-on armor modules permits a mission-dependent security configuration.
FFG Flensburger Fahrzeugbau GmbH Gesellschaft (FFG) is automobile upkeep, restore, overhaul, improvement, and manufacturing firm for civilian and navy autos. We concentrate on tracked armored private carriers and tracked fight assist & engineering autos. The FFG is predicated out of Werftstr. 24, Flensburg, Germany. The corporate’s developments within the autos WiSENT 2, ACSV G5, the restoration module for the Boxer, and expertise demonstrator Genesis are spectacular outcomes of this evolution. Extremely revolutionary tracked autos go from Flensburg to Norway, WiSENT 1 Armoured Restoration Automobiles to Lithuania, WiSENT 2 pioneer armored autos to Hungary, and spare components everywhere in the world.
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