Krauss-Maffei Wegmann previews impressive hardware display at IDEX 2011

LEOPARD 2 A7+: the Main battle tank of the 21st century in latest version for Urban Ops / FENNEK Forward Artillery Observer: a combat proven and extremely mobile system

Munich/Abu Dhabi, (PresseBox) - At IDEX 2011 Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) will exhibit its state-of-the-art competence in combat systems and highly protected vehicles. Experience the KMW exhibition site and numerous stands which we jointly present with our industrial partners.

As a true highlight the latest version of the LEOPARD-family, the LEOPARD 2A7+, will be displayed for the first time in hardware at this year's IDEX.

Now with 16 user states, no other western battle tank is in operation with so many armed forces. KMW will be exhibiting the LEOPARD 2 A6 on stand B 30 in hall 8, on what is known as Deutsche Strasse (German Street).

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In addition, the extremely agile 4x4 FENNEK is on show in the version of a forward artillery observer.

Further hardware displays are jointly presented with Rheinmetall Defence. The next generations highly protected 4x4 AMPV Jeep, the 8x8 BOXER and, together with GDSBS, the fully autonomous and remote controlled 155 mm artillery system DONAR.

Visitors to the KMW stand will also be able to obtain detailed information about other products. For example, there will be in depth product presentations and films, as well as authentic models of vehicles such as the IFV PUMA armoured personnel carrier, the Armoured Howitzer 2000, the BOXER Multi-Role Armoured Vehicle and the highly protected life-saver DINGO 2 to be seen at the stand.

See KMW at the IDEX 2011 in the German pavilion, stand number: 08-C30 or visit www.kmweg.com for further information.

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG leads the European market for armoured wheeled and tracked vehicles. At locations in Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Singapore and the USA, some 3500 employees manufacture and support a product portfolio ranging from air-transportable, heavily armoured wheeled vehicles (MUNGO, AMPV*, DINGO, GFF4 and BOXER*) through reconnaissance, antiaircraft and artillery systems (FENNEK, GEPARD, LeFlaSys*, Armoured Howitzer 2000, AGM and DONAR) to heavy battle tanks (LEOPARD 1 and 2), infantry fighting vehicles (PUMA*) and bridgelaying systems (LEGUAN). In addition, KMW has wide-ranging system competence in the area of civil and military simulation, as well as in command and information systems and remote-controlled weapon stations with reconnaissance and observation equipment for day and night missions. The armed forces of more than 30 nations worldwide rely on the operational systems by KMW.

* Joint venture with national and international partners

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