KMW and Elbit Systems sign rocket artillery cooperation agreement

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), Elbit Systems Land and Elbit Systems Deutschland, have signed a strategic cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the area of rocket artillery.

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 Elbit Systems 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.”

Ralf Ketzel, Chairman of the KMW Management Board, said: “I very much welcome the cooperation with Elbit Systems. With this partnership we underline the potential of our MLRS. The associated capability enhancements make this artillery rocket system one of the most modern worldwide.”

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