Wheeled Armoured Vehicles

The international deployment of rapid reaction forces on peace-keeping and peace-enforcing missions is gaining increasing importance, thus raising the demand for light, mobile vehicles which offer appropriate protection for the crew in line with the threat faced.

Thanks to its flexibility, mobility and therefore rapid operational readiness, the range of wheeled armoured vehicles produced by Rheinmetall provides airmobile forces with ideal support.

Boxer – Armoured transport vehicle

The Boxer armoured transport vehicle is being produced under a bi-national programme. Highly mobile, it is a state-of-the-art wheeled vehicle whose modular design permits a wide variety of mission-specific configurations. Consisting of a uniform drive module, the Boxer vehicle family's user-specific mission modules can be quickly exchanged. A number of mission variants are currently under development, including a troop carrier for transporting an infantry section, a field ambulance, a combat engineering section vehicle, C4I and C2 command vehicles, a logistics vehicle and a battlefield maintenance vehicle.

Read more about the Boxer.

System demonstrator GTK Boxer JODAA

Rheinmetalls research and development demonstrator JODAA fascinates with its precedent-stetting modular concept and combines several future technologies in one vehicle. The range of technical capabilities comprises from remote controlled driving to supported by camera systems to autonomous operation of several components.

Read more about the GTK Boxer JODAA.

Armoured Multi Purpose Vehicle (AMPV)

Jointly developed by Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei-Wegmann, the AMPV is specifically designed for out-of-area operations, meeting the full range of requirements for mobility and ruggedness. The passenger cell can be quickly fitted with add-on armour in response to higher-intensity threats. Highly ergonomic, the vehicle comfortably carries a five-man crew. Its advanced bullet-resistant windows combine excellent visibility with maximum protection. High-performance climate control technology and NBC filtration ensure prolonged battlefield sustainability.

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Fuchs 1A8 – Armoured transport vehicle

The latest version of the Fuchs (Fox) armoured transport vehicle features a level of protection against ballistic fire, landmines and IEDs unique in a vehicle of its class. Owing to its substantial payload, the vehicle can be configured for a huge variety of missions, and is much appreciated by users for its extreme reliability. When equipped with the latest command and in-formation system, the vehicle can be included in network-enabled operations. To enhance the operational effectiveness, the Fuchs 1A8 can be readily equipped with a remote control weapon station.

Survivor R 4x4 – Protected multirole vehicle

Jointly developed by Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) and Achleitner, the Survivor R offers a perfect combination of mobility, protection and payload delivering an optimal support solution for modern armed and special forces in all operating environments.

Based on a 330hp (242kW) 4 x 4 truck chassis by MAN, the combined all-wheel drive expertise of MAN and Achleitner, the Survivor R is equipped with an armoured crew compartment by Rheinmetall Defence, combining proven series production and automotive components with state-of-the-art protection technology. This making it one of the most cost-effective solutions available today.

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Yak – Multipurpose vehicle

The protected multipurpose vehicle Yak is designed for international operations, meeting the growing need of the armed forces for protected transport capacity. Thanks to its modular design, it can be very quickly modified from one mission to the next. It is thus able to take on a whole host of different missions, ranging from medical evacuation, military law enforcement and bomb disposal operations to monitoring and reconnaissance, command and control, border protection, transport and logistics.

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07 Oct 2020: Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land awarded £16m Fuchs/Fox vehicle sustainment contract

11 May 2020: A quantum leap in force protection – Rheinmetall supplying Bundeswehr with Fuchs/Fox armoured transport vehicles configured for EOD role

05.05.2020: Bundeswehr gibt bei Rheinmetall Ergänzungsbeschaffung für Kampfmittelabwehr-Ausstattung Route Clearance System in Auftrag

28 Apr 2020: Fit at forty – Rheinmetall’s Fuchs/Fox wheeled armoured transport vehicle remains a top performer

29 Mar 2019: Land 400 Phase 2 – Australian Government inspects first Australian Boxer vehicle at Rheinmetall in Kassel, Germany

21 Jan 2019: Rheinmetall and BAE Systems to create a UK based Land Systems Joint Venture

17 Dec 2018: Police in Nordrhein-Westfalen take delivery of Rheinmetall Survivor R special operations vehicle

16 Nov 2018: Berlin Police take delivery of Rheinmetall Survivor R special operations vehicle

08 Oct 2018: Triple-digit million euro contract for Rheinmetall – International customer orders components for manufacturing Fuchs/Fox armoured vehicles

17 Aug 2018: Rheinmetall wins contract worth over €2 billion – Australia orders 211 Boxer wheeled armoured vehicles

03 Apr 2018: British Ministry of Defence announces they will re-join the Boxer programme

14 Mar 2018: Rheinmetall set to supply the Australian Defence Force with over 200 Boxer wheeled armoured reconnaissance vehicles

05 Feb 2018: MIV BOXER manufacture drives UK jobs and prosperity

12 Sep 2017: Highly mobile, superbly protected, modular and versatile, the Boxer comes out fighting – the perfect fit for Britain’s MIV programme

04 Jul 2017: Rheinmetall to modernize the Bundeswehr’s Boxer command vehicles