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Eurosatory 2018: Lithuania receives first Boxer IFVs

19th June 2018 - 14:22 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London


Lithuania has taken delivery of it first two pre-series Boxer prototypes configured as heavily-armed IFVs, with series production of the initial batch of vehicles also now getting underway.

The head of ARTEC – the joint venture between KMW and Rheinmetall responsible for Boxer – told Shephard that the prototype vehicles will remain in Germany for the rest of the year to carry out qualification and verification trials on the final build standard.

The two prototypes will be used by ARTEC and Lithuania to agree on final modifications required for the serial production examples, which will begin delivery from the beginning

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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