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Danish CV90s deployed to Afghanistan

25th February 2010 - 15:42 GMT | by Ian Kemp in London

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The Danish Army has deployed its BAE Systems Hägglunds CV9035 infantry fighting vehicles on operations for the first time shipping 10 of the recently delivered vehicles to Afghanistan.

The CV90 is already operational in Afghanistan with the Norwegian and Swedish contingents. Sweden has seven CV9040 IFVs and a CV90 armoured recovery vehicle in theatre and plan to deploy additional vehicles later this year. Denmark received 45 CV9035s in 2008 and the army has a requirement for another 45 vehicles.

To prepare for the deployment BAE Systems Hägglunds was contracted to install several upgrades including: BAE Systems L-ROD bar armour, Barracuda

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Ian Kemp has written extensively on historical and modern defence issues for publications in Europe, …

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