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Czech MoD proceeds with IFV procurement

10th September 2021 - 14:51 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City

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The new platforms will replace the BVP-2 fleet. (Photo: Czech MoD)

Experts from the Czech MoD and army will analyse IFV offers from BAE Systems, GDELS and Rheinmetall Landsysteme.

After considering the possibility of cancelling its plans, the Czech MoD has made progress on the acquisition of 210 IFVs and will analyse the offers received under the programme.

The MoD announced on 1 September that the three companies in the process have sent their proposals. BAE Systems Hägglunds of Sweden is competing with the CV90 against two rivals: ASCOD from General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) of Spain and the Lynx IFV from German manufacturer Rheinmetall Landsysteme.

A Czech MoD spokesperson explained to Shephard that an expert committee of the MoD and the army will now examine the offers.

Bid documents run to ‘thousands …

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