Marder 2 Infantry Fighting Vehicle IFV

Marder 2 Infantry Fighting Vehicle

The German Marder 2 Infantry Fighting Vehicle, is a former replacement project for the Marder 1 IFV. Project development began in 1984 and it was planned that 1000 vehicles would be purchased for the former West German Bundeswehr from 1997 to 2001. With the eventual re-unification of West and East Germany, the eventual easing of relations with Russia and the projected costs, the Marder 2 was dropped in 1992. instead, […]

The German Puma IFV SPz

Puma IFV SPz

The Puma IFV SPz (Schützenpanzer), is a German Tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicle currently in service with the German Army (Bundeswehr). It is currently the most modern and possibly advanced Tracked IFV in NATO. The Puma IFV design requirement was to offer maximum protection for the crew, be airborne transportable, rapid equipping and have interchangeability of basic systems. The Puma IFV SPz was developed to replace the long serving Marder 1A3 […]

VILKAS Infantry Fighting Vehicle

VILKAS Infantry Fighting Vehicle

The VILKAS Infantry Fighting Vehicle (Wolf) is the latest acquisition of the Lithuanian Land Force. During August 2016, Lithuania officially purchased 88 Artec Boxer’s (Drive Modules & IFV Mission Modules) as used by NATO Allies, Germany and the Netherlands. In addition, 88 Samson Mk2 Weapon Stations were ordered by Lithuania for their new Boxers, from Israeli Defence company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. Rafael will be working as a sub-contractor for […]

Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle

Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle

The Australian Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle (CRV) is a modified version of the Boxer IFV, developed to meet the requirements of the Australian Army. In July 2016,  Rheinmetall announced that the Boxer CRV was 1 of 2 vehicles (the other is the Patria AMV35) selected to take part in the 12-month Risk Mitigation Activity for the Australian Army’s “Land 400 Phase 2” combat reconnaissance vehicle program. The Boxer IFV is […]

Rheinmetall Boxer IFV with Lancer Turret

Rheinmetall Boxer IFV

The Rheinmetall Boxer IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle) is a member of the 8×8 wheeled, Artec Boxer Family. Continuing with the Artec Boxers modular concept, the Boxer IFV has been fitted with x4 modular turrets. Though not in service with the armies of Germany and the Netherlands, Lithuanian purchased 88 vehicles in August 2016. The Boxer IFV is also being trialled in Australia for the Project Land 400, a program that […]

Artec Boxer APC

Artec Boxer

The Artec Boxer is a modular 8×8 Fighting-Vehicle in service with the Dutch, German and Lithuanian Armies. The Boxer has a unique “Mission Module” capability. The basic vehicle (refered to as “Drive Module”) is the chassis with the forward section containing the engine and Drivers Compartment. Traditionally refered to as family variants, there are x9 Mission Modules available for the Boxer, which can be installed or removed from the Drive […]

Leopard 2 MBT Advanced Technology Demonstrator

MBT Advanced Technology Demonstrator

The MBT Advanced Technology Demonstrator is the latest version of the Leopard 2 MBT Revolution upgrade package by Rheinmetall. The MBT Revolution offered modernisation of existing systems and improvements in armored protection for countries operating surplus Leopard 2A4 Tanks. The MBT Advanced Technology Demonstrator has kept these upgrades, but in addition offers the latest in Hard-Kill Active Protection and the replacement of the L44 120mm smoothbore main gun with the […]

Leopard 2 MBT Revolution

Leopard 2 MBT Revolution

The Leopard 2 MBT Revolution is a former upgrade package, developed and manufactured by Rheinmetall for the Leopard 2A4 Tank. A number of sources confuse the Leopard 2 Evolution as the Leopard 2 MBT Revolution. The  IBD Deisenroth Engineering Evolution, which only featured AMAP armor upgrades, was unveiled at the CANSEC 2009 show in Ottawa, Canada. The MBT Revolution was unveiled at Eurosatory 2010 and featured an AMAP Armor package and a […]

MBT Evolution 2014 Eurosatory

MBT Evolution

The MBT Evolution was unveiled at the 2014 Eurosatory defence expo held in Paris, France. The MBT Evolution is the latest version of the Leopard 2 Evolution originally by IBD Deisenroth Engineering, but now marketed by Rheinmetall. It should not be confused by the more advanced MBT Revolution also by Rheinmetall, which includes a new digital architecture. Both vehicles have an almost identical modular armor and share the same AMAP composite armor […]

Leopard 2A7+ Tank

Leopard 2A7 Plus Tank

The Leopard 2A7+ Tank is a German 3rd Generation Main Battle Tank, developed and manufactured by Krauss‐Maffei Wegmann. First unveiled at the 2010 Eurosatory exhibition in France, it was trialled by the German Army and is now in service with the Qatar Armed Forces. Based on a Leopard A6 Tank, the A7+ features improved all-round armored protection for fighting in-built up areas and digital architecture. It is the successor to […]