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New upgraded BAE Systems CV90
|Monday, March 10, 2014 11:48 AM|
|New upgraded CV90 offers enhanced protection and survivability for Norwegian soldiers.|
Norway has take delivery of the first upgraded CV90 tracked armoured infantry fighting vehicle. The new vehicle fleet has significantly enhanced protection, survivability, situational awareness and interoperability, incorporating lessons learned from Norwegian, Swedish and Danish operations in Afghanistan with CV90. The vehicles will run on the latest rubber tracks, combat-proven by Norwegian forces in Afghanistan.
The new upgraded CV90 for the Norwegian army.
The CV90 Norway project will deliver a fully-digitised flexible fleet of 74 infantry fighting, 21 reconnaissance, 15 command, 16 engineering, 16 multi-role and two driver training vehicles. The multi-role vehicles can fulfill different functions, including mortar carrier and logistics roles. Deliveries of the production vehicles start in January 2015 and continue to 2017.
The roll-out of this pre-series infantry fighting vehicle was attended by Öystein Bö, Secretary of State Norway and Carl von der Esch, State Secretary for Sweden.
Norwegian industry is playing a major role. One partner is Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, which leads a team of Thales Norway and Vinghøg. The Kongsberg team is responsible for the integrated data and information system, including integration of weapon systems, sensors, communication and security systems.
Video the new upgraded CV90 BAE Systems