KMW (Krauss-Maffei Wegmann) has been commissioned to fit the TROPHY protection system for the German LEOPARD 2 MBT.
Press Release, Munich/Koblenz, 23 February 2021: Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) is to install the Israeli TROPHY protection system in German LEOPARD 2 main battle tanks. The contract was signed with the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) and the State of Israel on 22.02.2021.
The system is capable of destroying incoming projectiles before they hit a tank. Together with the Israeli manufacturer Rafael, KMW has adapted the TROPHY system to the LEOPARD 2 A7 and tested it together with the BAAINBw and the German user.
In addition to installation, the contract also includes training and services. The integration of TROPHY will be completed in 2023.
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