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DSEI 2019: Dutch Army leads on CV90 Iron Fist integration

11th September 2019 - 10:00 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


The Royal Netherlands Army is a step closer to equipping its CV90 IFV fleet with a new active protection systems (APS) following the completion of testing of the system this summer.

BAE Systems Hägglunds, the vehicle’s OEM, has been selected by the Royal Netherlands Army to integrate the Iron Fist APS from Elbit Systems onto the IFV.

Hägglunds was unable to confirm how many of the 184-strong fleet of CV90s would be equipped with the APS. On timing BAE Systems said that it had passed the system test this summer.

‘We have been testing with both different anti-tank rockets and

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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