One other key milestone has been achieved within the UK manufacturing of Boxer Armoured Autos for the British Military. WFEL has now accomplished the primary fabricated and painted Drive Module hull full with spall liner supplies and driver’s bay insulation. Drive Modules are frequent to all Boxer car variants and finally include the facility pack, suspension and driveline, gas system, electrics and driver’s station. This hull is now accessible to proceed into the second main manufacturing part – Meeting and Integration – and will likely be on show through the British Military’s DVD Exhibition at Millbrook Proving Floor subsequent week, 21-22 September.

Andrew Munt, Boxer Programme Director at WFEL, mentioned, “The entire WFEL group is extraordinarily proud to have reached one more vital milestone in our UK Boxer Armoured Automobile manufacturing programme for the British Military. Whereas we acknowledge the achievement our group has made with this primary Drive Module hull, we now sit up for the subsequent part of the programme: the graduation of Meeting and Integration of our first full car”.


Additional Drive Module hulls are already in progress at WFEL’s Boxer facility in Stockport and, following the portray operation, can even be accessible for meeting earlier than the tip of September. This thrilling landmark has been achieved following an in-depth know-how switch programme accomplished along with KMW, who’ve educated and liaised intently with WFEL’s Boxer manufacturing groups during the last two years.

The Boxer autos are being manufactured within the UK with manufacturing subcontracted equally between WFEL and Rheinmetall BAE Methods Land (RBSL). The businesses will undertake the fabrication of the armoured car constructions along with the meeting, integration and take a look at of the entire autos at their respective amenities in Stockport and Telford. The Boxer car contract will maintain jobs at WFEL and RBSL websites throughout the UK, in addition to a vibrant nationwide provide chain.