At EUROSATORY 2010 event, German company Krauss Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co KG has unveiled a 17.5 Tonnes DINGO 2 highly protected 6×6 vehicle configured for battlefield recovery operations. This specialized extended version includes a protected cab, stowage space, a biological and chemical protection solution, a central tire-inflation system, a recovery whinch, a crane as well as a remotely controlled weapon station like the lightweight Krauss Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co KG FLW 100.

The company is expanding the 4×4 DINGO roles with the development of new versions in order to meet possible requirement from the German BWB (Bundesamt fur Wehrtechnik and Beschaffung) and for the export market.

Latest developments include ambulance, battle damage repair and maintenance, general cargo, battlefield surveillance, NBC reconnaissance and reconnaissance variants.

The 48 surveillance vehicles sold to Luxembourg where is called DINGO PRV (Protected Reconnaissance Vehicle) are fitted with the Thales MARGOT 5000 mast mounted observation system.

DINGO 2 has been to date procured by Germany, Belgium, Czech Republic, Austria and Luxembourg.

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