Boxers to be armed with Protector RWS
The Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) programme for the British Army will include the Protector RS4 RWS, after Thales UK awarded Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace a NOK1.03 billion subcontract.
This is the seventh delivery contract (including two upgrades) for the UK armed forces to involve Protector, Kongsberg noted in a 22 December statement.
Protector RS4 RWS will be installed on the new fleet of British Army Boxer 8x8 vehicles which are being built under the MIV programme; Kongsberg will work in close cooperation with Thales UK, Rheinmetall and KMW.
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