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Eurosatory 2022: New KMW Boxer variant adds tracked mobility

16th June 2022 - 15:15 GMT | by Christopher F Foss in Paris


The Boxer Tracked shown at Eurosatory has a remote-controlled turret with a 120mm main gun. (Photo: Harry Lye)

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has self-funded a tracked version of the 8x8 Boxer armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) with an increased gross vehicle weight and compatibility with all existing mission modules.

Among the new AFVs launched at Eurosatory 2022 is the Boxer Tracked, which was developed by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) using internal R&D funding.

To reduce through-life costs, the Boxer Tracked has a brand-new welded steed hull with appliqué armour. It uses proven components wherever possible, including the powerpack, which consists of an MTU M881 common-rail diesel developing up to 880kW coupled to a Renk HSWL 256 fully automatic transmission, as used on the Puma and Ajax platforms. 

This gives the vehicle a maximum road speed of up to 70km/h with an operating range of up to 500km.

Boxer Tracked can be

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Christopher F Foss


Christopher F Foss

Christopher F Foss is an internationally recognised authority on armoured fighting vehicles, artillery and other weapon systems, …

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