The German authorities is searching for proposals for the event and manufacturing of doubtless 252 next-generation reconnaissance autos for the military.
Berlin plans to buy 92 autos initially with an non-compulsory procurement of 162 later, Soldat & Technik revealed, citing a Federal Workplace for Tools, Data Expertise and Use of the Bundeswehr (BAAINBw) discover.
Arrival By 2028
The automobile will exchange the 4-wheel Fennek reconnaissance automobile at present operational with the military reconnaissance troops.
First inducted in 2003, the Krauss-Maffei Wegmann automobile will attain the top of service life in 2028.
Based on the procurement plan, the primary two reconnaissance autos will likely be inducted in 2026 and the remaining by 2028.
“As an armored, wheel-based automobile, the next-generation reconnaissance automobile is meant to make sure the survivability of the military reconnaissance pressure within the space of iIntelligence accountability via excessive tactical mobility (together with buoyancy), complete gear with communication/info programs and navigation means in addition to technique of assertiveness and endurance functionality,” the BAAINBw discover mentioned.
The brand new automobile is predicted to characteristic a 25mm computerized cannon and a smoke bomb system.
The contractor should present a complete logistics bundle, together with repairs lasting 20 years after the availability of the final automobile, in keeping with Soldat & Technik.
Anticipated opponents embody Rheinmetall’s Fuchs, Patria’s Frequent Armored Car Methods, Normal Dynamics European Land Methods’ Pandur II, and Iveco’s SuperAV.
bidders can reply to the discover by mid-November.