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Czech Republic selects CV90 to replace BVP-2

22nd July 2022 - 13:30 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City

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CV90 will equip the 7th Mechanised Brigade. (Photo: BAE Systems).

After facing several obstacles to progress with its IFV procurement effort, the Czech Republic decided to cancel the tender and negotiate the acquisition of BAE Systems Hägglunds CV90 IFV with the Swedish government.

In order to replace an obsolete fleet of BVP-2 (BMP-2), the Czech Republic will negotiate the acquisition of the BAE Systems Hägglunds CV90 with the Swedish government. The announcement was made by the Czech MoD on 20 June after facing several obstacles to progress with the troubled IFV procurement effort.

A press release issued by the service claimed that a legal analysis commissioned by the MoD showed that the cancellation of the current tender was ‘the only option’.

According to the document, the country decided to scrap the programme launched in 2017 after two out of its three bidders ‘refused

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Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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