German Armed Forces Order DINGO 2 Vehicles and Weapon Stations
(July 4, 2008) -- Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) won a large order for all-protected vehicles and remote controlled weapon stations from the Federal Office of Defence Technology and Procurement (BWB) in Koblenz. The contract includes the manufacture and delivery of a total of 50 DINGO 2 patrol and backup vehicles, four DINGO 2 GSI (battle damage repair) vehicles, 44 optional DINGO 2 GSI, plus 230 light and 190 heavy FLW weapons stations. The German Armed Forces will take a fast-track delivery of 54 DINGO 2 already by the end of this year.
"We are pleased that we can make a valuable contribution to the safety of our soldiers during their deployment abroad with the new delivery of our DINGO 2", said Frank Haun, President and CEO of KMW, after signing the contract at Koblenz.
Source : Krauss-Maffei Wegmann
Published on ASDNews: Jul 7, 2008