Lithuania Chose Boxer

Lithuania Chose Boxer August 25, 2016

Lithuania signed EUR 390 million contract with  Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) for 88 Boxer (8x8) Multi-Role Armoured Vehicles (MRAVs), training and support. The production will be conducted by ARTEC (a joint venture formed by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann and Rheinmetall). Deliveries are estimated to be completed between 2017-2021. The vehicle will be fitted with an Elbit UT-30 Mk 2 turret armed with a 30 mm cannon, a 7.62 mm co-axial machine gun (MG), and Spike-LR missiles.

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