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Rheinmetall and L3Harris Technologies team up for OMFV proposal
American Rheinmetall Vehicles – subsidiary of Rheinmetall - and L3Harris Technologies have signed a teaming agreement to develop a solution for the US Army's Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) requirement.
The OMFV will replace the Bradley IFV as part of the Army’s ‘Project Convergence’ modernisation strategy.
American Rheinmetall Vehicles is offering the Rheinmetall Lynx as an option for OMFV that is low-risk and easily upgradable. According to Rheinmetall, Lynx is highly survivable, adaptable to diverse environments, agile and holds huge payload reserves.
As prime contractor, American Rheinmetall Vehicles selected L3Harris for its open system design and equipment manufacturing experience. L3Harris will provide the vehicle mission systems, cybersecurity and its modular open systems approach (MOSA).
The MOSA will enable cross-platform and cross-domain commonality to facilitate easy and affordable upgrades.
The platform's design approach originates from the reuse of technologies and lessons from the Army’s modular open aviation and ground endeavours.
This news indicates that the Army is progressing through its five steps of the RfP process for the OMFV.
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