Horstman Produces First Gearbox For UK BOXER Mechanised Infantry Vehicle Programme
Horstman, an organization of the RENK Group, is delighted to announce that it has produced and delivered the primary Angular Gearbox destined for the UK Boxer Mechanised Infantry Car (MIV) programme. Utilizing the newest digital expertise we skilled with our RENK colleagues in Germany to minimise journey throughout these COVID occasions however have been in a position to share meeting data in real-time with full situational consciousness utilizing the REALWEAR HMT-1® headsets and software program. Following a contract award from KMW in 2021, the Horstman and RENK staff has labored laborious to achieve this important milestone. Funding in a brand new meeting space, tools and coaching and with assist from RENK utilizing digital presence expertise has meant that we are actually ramping to full manufacturing fee over the approaching weeks.
Clint Southard, the Horstman Programme Supervisor, stated, “It has taken a whole lot of laborious work and persistence to ship the primary gearbox however it’s value it. We’re wanting ahead to rising the staff as we ramp up manufacturing to provide to the UK’s BOXER programme.”
Utilizing the newest expertise we skilled with our RENK colleagues in Germany to minimise journey throughout these COVID occasions however have been in a position to share meeting data in real-time with full situational consciousness utilizing the REALWEAR HMT-1® headsets and software program. All gearboxes have been made to the identical excessive requirements and totally examined on a specifically designed RENK take a look at rig. An extra three Angular Gearboxes are in manufacturing and we’re aiming to finish
6 by the top of the month.
Horstman – an organization of the RENK Group – has been headquartered in Bathtub since 1913, with enterprise models within the UK, the US and Canada. It delivers mobility options for the worldwide wheeled and armoured markets’ hardest challenges. Horstman offers world-leading design and manufacturing capabilities, with our clients benefiting from our time-tested pedigree in innovation, product improvement, manufacture and defence mission administration in heavy armoured and tracked car suspension methods. Horstman designed and manufactured merchandise have been built-in
for a few years all through a number of, battle-proven, British Military platforms and clients globally.
Renk GmbH (stylised as RENK Group) is an automotive firm manufacturing engines and transmission (mechanics)s for vans, fight protection autos, and ships. Headquartered in Augsburg, Germany, RENK Group is a globally main producer of high-quality transmissions, engines, hybrid drive methods, suspension methods, slide bearings, couplings and take a look at methods. The group serves a variety of finish markets with a specific concentrate on armoured autos, defence and civil marine, energy technology, plastics, oil & fuel, and others. With over 3,000 workers, RENK Group generates annual revenues of over EUR 800 million.
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