Supacat has been awarded a contract by Rheinmetall BAE Techniques Land (RBSL) to improve chemical and radiological sensing tools on the British Military’s fleet of ‘Fuchs/Fox’ CBRN (Chemical, Organic, Radiological and Nuclear) surveillance and reconnaissance autos. The contract is a part of the general £16m UK MOD contract awarded to RBSL is October 2020 to improve and maintain the British Military’s fleet of Fuchs/Fox autos. RBSL is finishing the engineering work required to improve the autos with the newest technology of sensing capabilities, with Supacat conducting the bodily integration work. The autos will likely be modified at Supacat’s facility in Dunkeswell, Devon, over an estimated one-year interval.

Supacat’s engineers and car technicians will full the combination work, that means the contract will assist maintain beneficial jobs and abilities for the UK and the corporate. Initially designed and developed by Rheinmetall, the British Military’s Fuchs/Fox autos have since been tailored right into a protected platform outfitted with computerized methods and sensors for detecting nuclear radiation, CBRN brokers and different poisonous substances. This newest contract will assist modernise the fleet additional and guarantee operational readiness and effectiveness of the UK CBRN reconnaissance fleet. The contract is the newest collaboration alternative between Supacat and RBSL as Supacat grows its Engineering Providers enterprise to help world primes within the UK and Australia the place it operates.


British Military Fuchs CBRN (Chemical, Organic, Radiological and Nuclear) surveillance and reconnaissance autos.

Rheinmetall BAE Techniques Land (RBSL) is a defence engineering firm specialising within the design, manufacture and help of army autos utilized by the British Military and worldwide prospects. RBSL sustains a talented workforce of greater than 520 workers throughout the UK. This consists of over 250 engineers primarily based at websites in Telford, Washington, Bovington, and Bristol. Along with manufacturing Boxer autos underneath the UK MOD’s Mechanised Infantry Automobile (MIV) programme and upgrading Challenger 2 autos underneath the Challenger 3 programme, RBSL additionally supplies continued help to the British Military’s in-service armoured car fleets and different land platform initiatives, together with the Fuchs improve.

Phil Applegarth, Director of Supacat, mentioned:“This contract demonstrates how our relationship with RBSL supplies complete engineering experience to the UK MOD, by elevated agility by way of RBSL collaborating with an SME. Our engineers are in a position to convey in depth expertise in delivering totally built-in, battle-proven car methods, as demonstrated by the HMT platform (Jackal and Coyote) to take care of this important UK MOD functionality.”

Supacat is the world’s main specialist within the design and improvement of excessive mobility defence autos with over 1000 specialist, battle-proven autos delivered into service globally. A part of SC Group, it’s an progressive engineering and design firm offering world, defence focussed services with places of work within the UK and Australia. Its agility and pace allows Supacat to supply and totally help excessive efficiency options in brief timescales. The UK Ministry of Defence has beforehand procured Supacat’s Jackal and Coyote autos

 British Army Fuchs CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) surveillance and reconnaissance vehicles.
British Military Fuchs CBRN (Chemical, Organic, Radiological and Nuclear) surveillance and reconnaissance autos.