BAE Systems delivered new variant of CV90 Armadillo armoured personnel carrier Danish Army 2004136


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Saturday, April 20, 2013, 06:09 PM
BAE Systems delivered new variant of CV90 Armadillo armoured personnel carrier to Danish Army.
BAE Systems has delivered a new variant of the CV90 Armadillo, finished in traditional Danish Army camouflage, to the Danish Army Oksbol base for competitive evaluation to meet Denmark's armored personnel carrier requirement. Trials - involving five different vehicles - begin mid-April and will continue until September with contract scheduled for February next year. First deliveries will be in 2015.

BAE Systems CV90 Armadillo tracked armoured vehicle personnel carrier at Eurosatory, defence exhibition in Paris, France.

Armadillo offers class-leading protection and optimum mission flexibility. A “hot” production line (CV90 is in build for Norway) and six existing operators mean a proven low-risk solution, both for initial purchase and long-term sustainment and upgrade.

Denmark is looking to replace its existing M113s in a deal which will also include a 15-year innovative support contract.

Armadillo is a turretless version of CV90 with ballistic and mine protection which exceed Stanag 4a/b. Removal of the turret gives six tonnes of “spare” payload for further protection or other purposes on top of its "fighting configuration" while its state-of-the-art electronic architecture allows “plug and play” of new systems.

Video CV90 Armadillo delivered for Danish Army trials


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