Elbit and KMW sign rocket artillery cooperation agreement
2/08/2022 Eyal Boguslavsky
This cooperation will address the growing European interest in Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) capabilities.
Elbit SystemsLand and Elbit Systems Deutschland have signed a strategic cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with German defense industry giant KMW (Krauss-Maffei Wegmann) concerning rocket artillery.
According to Elbit, this cooperation will address the growing European interest in Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) capabilities. As part of the MoU, Elbit Systems will provide an advanced portfolio of MLRS capabilities, from practice ammunition to long-range rockets.
Yehuda (Udi) Vered, General Manager of ElbitSystems Land, commented: “We’re pleased to be working with KMW in the area of rocket artillery. I believe that this collaboration is both synergetic, considering the leading expertise of the companies involved, and timely due to the growing demand for long-range precision fire capabilities.”
Photo: Elbit Systems-launching the Extra rocket