Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG (KMW) is establishing a KNDS base in Slovakia to supply logistical assist to Ukraine. The association is predicated on a corresponding settlement between the Federal Authorities of Germany and the Authorities of the Slovak Republic. Work has already begun on the development of the KNDS service hub. The duty of the service hub would be the speedy upkeep and restore of autos from the KNDS subsidiaries KMW and NEXTER. These embody the self-propelled howitzer PzH 2000, the CAESAR wheeled howitzer, the GEPARD self-propelled anti-aircraft gun and the MARS II artillery rocket system, in addition to the DINGO armored transport car.

The KMW+Nexter Protection Methods (KNDS) is a European defence trade holding firm, which is the results of a merger between Krauss-Maffei Wegmann and Nexter Methods. The joint holding firm is predicated in Amsterdam, Netherlands. KNDS is the joint holding firm shaped by German family-controlled defence firm Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and the French government-owned weapons producer Nexter, two of the main European producers of army land programs.


Flakpanzer Gepard 1A2 Self-propelled Anti-aircraft Gun (SPAAG)

KNDS, the market chief for closely armored wheeled and tracked autos in Europe, will set up the MAINTENT cell upkeep facility on the web site and function it with KMW personnel. The MAINTENT offers the area wanted to work on six autos concurrently on an space of 800 sq. meters, in order that they will quickly be returned to Ukraine. The KNDS service hub can be totally operational by early December 2022 and is initially anticipated to function till the tip of 2024. KNDS intends to cooperate with different corporations within the European protection trade in the midst of additional enlargement.

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, a member of the German-French protection expertise group KNDS, leads the European marketplace for extremely protected wheeled and tracked autos. At places in Germany, Brazil, Greece, Singapore, the UK, Hungary and the USA greater than 4.000 workers develop, manufacture and assist a product portfolio starting from air-transportable, extremely protected wheeled autos by means of reconnaissance, anti-aircraft and artillery programs to foremost battle tanks, infantry combating autos and bridgelaying programs. The armed forces of greater than 50 nations worldwide depend on tactical programs by KMW.

Ukrainian Armed Forces PzH 2000 Self-Propelled Howitzers
Ukrainian Armed Forces PzH 2000 Self-Propelled Howitzers