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Eurosatory 2010: German AMPV prototype displayed

18th June 2010 - 12:23 GMT | by Ian Kemp in Paris

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An Armoured Multi Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) prototype was displayed by the consortium of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Rheinmetall Landysteme.

Prior to Eurosatory 2008 the two companies teamed to develop a family of vehicles to meet the German Army’s Armoured Command and Multirole  Vehicle (GFF ) 5.3t Class 1 and the 7.5t Class 2 requirements. Although the General Dynamics European Land Systems Mowag Eagle IV has been ordered for the initial GFF 2 batches a new competition is expected for subsequent batches.

The AMPV family will comprise vehicles weighing from 5.3t to 9.3t. Four AMPV 2A prototypes have been completed; these

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

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