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Netherlands Continues Modernization 17 October, 2018

The Netherlands continues to modernize its army. In recent weeks, Netherlands has signed an agreement with the US to modernize the AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters, and now it has taken action to modernize the PzH 2000NL howitzers and CV90 vehicles.

 

Under the program called Mid Life Upgrade (MLU), the electronic components of PzH 2000NL howitzers will be renewed and ventilation systems will be replaced. The automatic loading system will be adapted to long-range ammunition and the firing of these ammunition will be accelerated. More advanced night vision systems will be modernized armour of vehicles will be. In addition to the PzH 2000NL, the CV90 platforms that will be modernized will also improve the firepower, armour and observation components. The cost of the program is estimated to be between 250 million and 1 billion Euros. The program is aimed at the maximum contribution of the Dutch industry.

Netherlands Continues Modernization

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