Army of Netherlands takes delivery of first Boxer 8x8 armoured vehicle in ambulance version 2304143
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Defence & Security News - Netherlands
|Wednesday, April 23, 2014 05:39 PM|
|Army of Netherlands takes delivery of first Boxer 8x8 armoured vehicle in ambulance version.|
On 7 April 2014, the OCCAR-EA BOXER Programme Manager released the delivery of the first Netherlands’ Ambulance (NL AMB) BOXER. The NL AMB is part of the fleet of 472 BOXER vehicles in total to be delivered.
Boxer 8x8 ambulance armoured vehicle
Germany has received their first BOXER in 2009 and after 225 vehicles there are only 47 left to be delivered to Germany till end 2016. After initial 8 Driver Training Vehicles (DTV) the remaining 192 BOXER for The Netherlands will be delivered till end 2017.
The schedule foresees that the last of the 52 NL AMB will be delivered in January 2015 and will be immediately followed with the next NL BOXER vehicle types: Command Post (CP), Engineers Group (GNGP) and Cargo (CAR).
The NL AMBs will be delivered to the Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA) military depot, where the vehicles will be completed with standard military equipment (radios, recovery tools, camouflage nets, etc.) and the first NL AMB will be fielded with an operational unit in June 2014.