Potential candidates for this initiative include the Krauss-Maffei Wegmann/Rheinmetall Puma tracked IFV, potentially also outfitted with the Lance turret discussed above, BAE Systems' CV-9035 equipped with the Mk.44 Bushmaster-II turret, GDEL
's ASCOD-2 which might be offered with the Lockheed-Martin turret outfitted with either the 40 CTAS or Mk.44 Bushmaster-II auto-cannon and Rheinmetall's Lynx with the firm's Lance 30mm turret.
Bruel & Kjaer and GDELS
have agreed to evaluate areas of mutual interest to support long-term industrial growth strategy, such as the potential expansion of Bruel & Kjaer Sound & Vibration into General Dynamics' global supply chain network - plus supply of equipment and services to measure, monitor, analyse and report noise and vibration.
In terms of protection GDELS
integrated a new mine protection solution that has been tested and certified in February 2014 by a Nato country with a four high-level blast test campaign; the new mine protection is based on a high-resistance hull bottom and includes innovative shock-attenuating devices both for personnel and equipment (no further details were forthcoming).
In its presentation at Eurosatory GDELS
showed a recovery variant based on the utility vehicle.
Length: 6.99 metres Width: 3.15 metres Height: 1.76 metres Combat weight: 30 tonnes Maximum speed: 70 km/h Operating radius: 500 km Fuel capacity: 860 litres Amphibious: no Engine: 530 kW MTU Ascod 2 GDELS
, Austria/Spain The common chassis adopted for the SV family is an evolved version of the Ascod's used in the Ulan/Pizarro.
It has nevertheless been installed on 45 Belgian Army reconnaissance GDELS
Pandurs, with some of them already deployed downrange.
, General Dynamics' European branch, exhibited its Desert Piranha, a version of the Mowag Piranha 5 equipped with sand tyres, improved air conditioning and a new powerpack.
Piranha 5: GDELS
unveiled its Piranha Class 5, adding to generations of more than 10,000 Piranhas produced thus far.