Kuwait to get Fuchs NBC recce vehicles

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The Emirate of Kuwait contracted the German firm Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV) to deliver twelve Fuchs 2 NBC-RS armoured NBC reconnaissance vehicles.

The order also includes comprehensive support in the form of training, service and spare parts. Delivery of the vehicle commences in 2017. An accompanying technical support agreement contract covers a period of five years,

The Fuchs/Fox 2 NBC-RS features a comprehensive, fully integrated suite of devices for identifying NBC warfare agents and other hazardous materials.

Nearly 300 Fuchs vehicles configured for NBC reconnaissance operations are in service with the German Bundeswehr, the US Army and the armed forces of the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Norway and Saudi Arabia.

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