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KNDS Completes Legal Renaming

Franco-German KNDS EMBT [Enhanced Main Battle Tank] concept demonstrator displayed at EuroSatory 2022 [© Bob Morrison]

Uniform brand identity ~ land defence group KNDS (KMW and Nexter Defense Systems) completes the legal renaming of its Group companies.


Press Release, Amsterdam, 09 April 2024: KNDS, a leading European manufacturer of military land systems based in Amsterdam, has formally renamed its Group companies Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG and Nexter Systems S. A. with effect from 8 April 2024.

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG now operates as KNDS Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, Nexter Systems S. A. as KNDS France S. A. As part of these renamings, the names of the German, French, British, Italian and Belgian subsidiaries of KNDS France and KNDS Germany have also been legally adapted. For all other subsidiaries of the Group, the name changes will be implemented by the end of 2024.

The previous brand names had already been replaced by the ‘KNDS’ brand in June 2023. The legal name changes required special coordination with authorities, customers and suppliers. They were therefore implemented in a second step.


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