The national MoD started operating a new radar detection station called 80K6KS1 ‘Phoenix’. It was integrated into the Buk-M1 anti-aircraft missile system.
GSD LuWA vehicle moves toward evaluation
Commissioning and testing of a system demonstrator (GSD) of the Luftbeweglichen Waffenträger (LuWa) vehicle is in progress to meet its first set of performance parameters.
A spokesperson from the Bundeswehr told Shephard that the unit first displayed on 22 June was a static demonstrator, adding that ‘a functional presentation will take place in mid-October'.
The GSD LuWa is intended to replace the existing Wiesel 1 family of vehicles and will provide German airborne forces with a new lightweight air-transportable vehicle that can act as a light armoured weapon carrier.
The spokesperson said that GSD LuWa is ‘intended to demonstrate ...
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