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Boxer moves up a weight

11th February 2014 - 16:32 GMT | by Pieter Bastiaans in Breda


The Royal Netherlands Army started to receive its first operational Boxer multirole armoured vehicles from January.

The Netherlands has ordered 200 Boxer vehicles estimated at €900 million and will be delivered in five different configurations by the ARTEC Consortium.

ARTEC is a joint venture of Kraus-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Rheinmetall Defence with the Dutch Boxer vehicles being assembled by Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Nederland (RMMV NL). RMMV NL is a subsidiary from Rheinmetall Defence and has its production facilities in Ede, the Netherlands.

According to the Organisation for Joint Armaments Cooperation (OCCAR) which oversees the German-Dutch programme, the first

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Pieter Bastiaans


Pieter Bastiaans

A resident from Breda, the Netherlands, Pieter Bastiaans is an independent defence correspondent and photographer …

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