The Luxembourg Directorate of Defence has introduced the procurement of 80 armed command, liaison and reconnaissance autos (CLRV) to supply the Luxembourg Military with a contemporary, safe and interoperable resolution that can allow the nation’s armed forces to proceed to carry out their missions successfully. The CLRVs that are based mostly on the Normal Dynamics European Land Methods (GDELS) EAGLE V wheeled armored automobile will substitute the present “Hummer” and “PRV”. (Protected Reconnaissance Automobile) autos, which have grow to be out of date. The acquisition has been carried out with the assist of specialised groups from the NATO Help and Procurement Company (NSPA).

The Luxembourg armed forces are within the strategy of modernising their capabilities with the intention to enhance operational capacities underneath all circumstances and conduct all kinds of army reconnaissance missions. Armed automobile crews are significantly susceptible. To function extra successfully and in better security, they should perceive, resolve and act quicker than the adversary always. Thales and its companions deliver to the desk the extent of expertise in digital techniques and high-tech gear that the Luxembourg armed forces want to remain higher protected in each state of affairs, together with high-intensity fight.


GDELS Eagle V Wheeled Armored Automobile

“We’re delighted that the Luxembourg Directorate of Defence has positioned its belief in Thales and our companions to propel its armed forces into the period of collaborative fight. As a recognised trade chief in clever onboard techniques, Thales is proud to be enjoying its half in projecting Luxembourg’s operational capabilities into the longer term,” Alain Quevrin, Thales Nation Director Belgium and Luxembourg mentioned.

The procurement consists of the acquisition of 80 command, liaison and reconnaissance autos (CLRV) in addition to the logistical assist and communication system updates wanted to maximise automobile operability and optimise fleet availability. Along with its function as programme prime contractor, Thales is accountable – as it’s for France’s Scorpion programme – for growing and producing the widespread fight vetronics for the brand new platforms, together with the availability of the autos’ communication, native situational consciousness, self-protection and navigation techniques. This elevated interoperability between the land forces of Luxembourg and France could be the idea for future worldwide collaborative fight operations.