On December 20, General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) has firmed a contract with the German procurement organization BWB (Bundesamt für Wehrtechnik und Beschaffung) for the delivery of 195 protected EAGLE IV wheeled vehicles.

The fleet contracted under a €125 Million amount is to be jointly manufactured by GDELS-Mowag GmbH and GDELS-Germany GmbH and also with the participation of numerous German subcontractors. This order increases the German EAGLE 4×4 vehicles fleet to a total of 473 units which are available in different variants.

At IDEX 2011 event to be held in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) from February 20 to 24, GDELS will present the latest member of the PIRANHA family of armoured wheeled vehicles, the PIRANHA Class 5, and the DONAR self-propelled artillery system. Also on display will be the light tactical vehicle EAGLE IV fitted with a remotely controlled weapon station.

(Dynamics European Land Systems).
(Dynamics European Land Systems).
(Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG).


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