Rheinmetall To Showcase Range Of Products At Land Forces 2014

  • Our Bureau
  • 02:56 PM, September 22, 2014
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Rheinmetall will showcase a selection of its product portfolio at the Land Forces 2014, held from 22-25 September in Brisbane, Australia.

At the exhibit, HX77 8x8 with an integrated load handling system will be highlighted. The systems of the HX family, made by Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV), ensure extreme mobility and reliability even in the harshest terrain. RMMV’s HX MOTS vehicle family not only features outstanding mobility, protection and reliability, but also displays maximum modularity and interoperability.

In addition, Rheinmetall will display a scale model of the Puma AIFV, German Army’s next generation tracked armoured infantry fighting vehicle, made in collaboration with Kraus-Maffei Wegmann (KMW). Recently, Puma proved successful at live-firing trials recently carried out in Norway and the United Arab Emirates in cooperation with the Bundeswehr and German procurement authorities.

At Land Forces 2014, Rheinmetall will be presenting the Group’s wheeled infantry fighting vehicle version of the Boxer equipped with a Lance 30mm two-man turret, also as a scale model.

Also on display will be Rheinmetal’s array of 155mm Assegai artillery ammunition as well as the battle-proven modular charge propulsion systems DM82 and DM92.

Rheinmetall Simulation Australia will unveil the ASTERION maintenance training system at Land Forces 2014, showcasing the maintenance training for the Boxer wheeled armoured vehicle. ASTERION is a new simulation and training system for instructing the crew of a Boxer armoured fighting vehicle using a new format that combines classic computer-based training and integrated simulation. Also on show at the Rheinmetall stand are components of the Group’s comprehensive LEGATUS live simulation hardware.

Visitors can inspect the Group’s tried-and-tested laser pointers, laser target markers and laser light modules, including some brand new versions of the Vario Ray (LLM-VR). Its latest version can be optionally equipped with an integrated shortwave infrared (SWIR) target marker. With the VR plus, Rheinmetall is entering new product territory. This high-performance laser module features red light and infrared target markers as well as  focusable IR illuminator in combination with a laser rangefinder.