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  • Land Warfare

    Kongsberg gains second German Boxer deal

    24th January 2022

    Heavy fire-support Boxers for Germany will include Protector RS4 and new mission module

  • Land Warfare

    MTL Advanced steels itself for UK Boxer contract

    12th January 2022

    MTL Advanced has been selected by WFEL to join the Artec-led team which will deliver the UK’s Boxer armoured vehicles.

  • Land Warfare

    New AFVs and artillery offer options for Egypt

    23rd December 2021

    European manufacturers displayed a variety of armoured vehicles and self-propelled howitzers at EDEX 2021.

  • Land Warfare

    Boxer fire support variant emerges

    20th October 2021

    More ground-based fire support capabilities are needed to meet the requirements of the future battlespace. NATO is looking for specialist vehicles that will be an information hub for ordering fire support.

  • Land Warfare

    DSEI 2021: Wheeled self-propelled artillery comes to the fore

    23rd September 2021

    The DSEI exhibition in London on 14-17 September showcased the latest developments in self-propelled artillery as manufacturers touted for business with the British Army.

  • Land Warfare

    Boxer IFV variant with RT60 turret emerges

    4th August 2021

    A Boxer armoured vehicle with an RT60 turret has been seen for the first time at the WFEL facility in Stockport, and the newly developed system has potential on many different levels.

  • Land Warfare

    UK MIV hull production set to begin

    22nd April 2021

    The manufacturing of the first Boxer 8x8 hull in the UK represents the first time a new armoured vehicle will be built in the UK for a decade. It re-establishes an industrial sovereign capability that was abandoned in 2009-2010 but requires considerable investment in facilities, technology and skills to develop.

  • Land Warfare

    COVID-19 forces Lithuania to revisit Boxer/Vilkas

    16th March 2021

    The Lithuanian MND is seeking solutions in order to keep the Boxer/Vilkas programme on track. The Vice Minister of National Defence recently held a meeting with OCCAR, ARTEC and KMW to discuss potential solutions to overcome the economic effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Land Warfare

    Boxers to be armed with Protector RWS

    23rd December 2020

    Subcontract for Kongsberg on British Army MIV contract follows similar awards for Dutch and German Boxers.

  • Land Warfare

    Germany to gain artillery upgrade

    15th April 2020

    The German Army plans to enhance its indirect-fire capability by upgrading its legacy PzH 2000 155 mm/52 calibre self-propelled (SP) howitzer, procuring new systems and …

  • Land Warfare

    Funding challenges confront main UK land programmes

    9th March 2020

    The British Army is facing a huge challenge as it modernises its armoured vehicle fleet in the next decade.  The UK National Audit Office's (NAO) …

  • Land Warfare

    WFEL to play part in UK Boxer manufacture

    10th February 2020

    A significant portion of the manufacture of the Boxer armoured vehicles to be built for the British Army will take place at WFEL, the company …

  • Land Warfare

    Lithuania receives first two Vilkas 8x8s in country

    5th July 2019

    The first two Boxer 8x8 infantry fighting vehicles out of an order for 88 examples have been delivered to Lithuania, with formal introduction and transfer …

  • Land Warfare

    Boxer UK update: Boxing clever

    18th September 2018

    Since its inception in the 1990s, the Boxer programme has had highs and lows. By 2015, the vehicle had only secured two customers – lead …

  • Land Warfare

    Netherlands to receive final Boxer APC

    20th July 2018

    The 200th and final Boxer armoured vehicle has rolled off the production line at RMMV-Nederland for delivery to the Netherlands armed forces. The 8x8 Boxer, …

Results from Defence Insight

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8


    ARTEC produces the 8x8 Boxer, a JV between KMW, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles and Rheinmetall Military Vehicles Nederland, to meet the requirements of several militaries ...

  • APCs/IFVs - tracked

    Boxer Tracked

    At Eurosatory 2022, Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has unveiled a tracked version of the 8x8 Boxer armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) with an increased gross vehicle weight and ...

  • Land: NVGs

    Mepro Boxer

    The Mepro Boxer is an NV binocular that offers a wide FoV and high-resolution image in a lightweight single-tube configuration. It enables hands-free observation, automatic ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Boxer CRV

    In March 2018, the Australian DoD announced that it had selected the Rheinmetall Boxer CRV, a further development of the ARTEC 8x8 Boxer APC, to meet ...

  • Trucks and utility vehicles - 8x8

    E13TP 8x8

    The Sisu E13TP 8x8 hook lift vehicle is a high-mobility, high-capacity, all-terrain, high-speed, all-wheel-drive tactical truck. The armoured cabin can also be equipped with NBC ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Superav 8x8

    Capable of ship-to-shore and beyond operations in sea state 3+, the Superav 8x8 is designed to offer a high level of mobility on land and ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Arma 8x8

    Otokar presented the 8x8 Arma prototype in 2011. The Arma provides protection against ballistic and mine threats by means of a monocoque V-shaped high-hardness steel ...

  • Self-propelled guns

    Caesar 8x8

    Caesar is a 155mm self propelled artillery system. Launched at Eurosatory 2016, it is primarily intended to offer more payload than the 6x6 variant. Denmark ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Otaman 8x8

    The Otaman 8x8 is produced by Practika. It was first unveiled at the Kiev Arms and Security Exhibition in 2017. It is marketed as a ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Project 8x8

    The Project 8x8 vehicle is the second AFV being developed by Zetor Engineering following the Wolfdog tracked AFV family. The company intends for the amphibious ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Rila 8x8

    The Rila 8x8, and the improved 8x8-B variant, are IFVs produced by the International Armoured Group (IAG). The 24-tonne vehicle is powered by  a 13-litre diesel ...

  • Trucks and utility vehicles - 8x8

    Tatrapan 8x8 CC

    VYVOJ Martin began development of the Tatrapan 8x8 Container Carrier (CC) truck in 2009 and completed the first prototype in 2012. The Slovak Armed Forces ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Black Fox 8x8

    Doosan’s Black Fox family of 6x6 and 8x8 AFVs was developed to compete for a Republic of Korea Army requirement. Although not selected for the ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Pars III 8x8

    FNSS publicly launched the Pars III 6x6 and Pars III 8x8 vehicles, the latest generation of the Pars (Turkish for Anatolian Leopard) AFV family, at ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Matador AMPV 8x8

    The Matador is an 8x8 APC, designed to provide high levels of ballistic protection and blast resistance, with off-road capability. The layout is conventional with ...