Continuing their long and successful collaboration, Greek company EODH SA based in Lakkoma, Halkidiki, which specializes in Integrated Combat Vehicle Protection Systems and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), member of the KNDS Consortium and one of the major International land defense firms, signed a Framework agreement for the supply of collections and parts for armoring vehicles, during the DEFEA 2021 Exhibition which took place in Athens on 13-15 July 2021.
The contract has a duration of ten years, and has an estimated value of 100 million Euros (based on the existing not-yet completed KMW projects) and provides for an extension in case new orders for main hardware arise.
The main object of the Contract is the production of armor sets for the British procurement program for BOXER wheeled armored vehicles, but also armor sets for vehicles such as the LEOPARD 2 main battle tank and the wheeled DINGO 2.
The Agreement was signed at the EODH SA Pavilion between the President of EODH SA Mr. Andreas Mitsis and the Vice President and Finance Director of KMW Mr. Heinz Oestervoss, in the presence of the Greek Minister of National Defense Mr. Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos.
The assignment of this important project to EODH, as well as the presence at its Booth of the Upgraded DINGO 2 (D-FORCE), which incorporates New Generation armor of the ASPIS family, confirms the long working relationship between the two companies which is constantly expanding and being strengthened thanks to the high quality of the Greek company's products. EODH has been established as an internationally renowned defense materiel production company.
EODH is a defense and Security Company based in Greece, and provides innovative technologies and protection solutions as well as a full range of survivability solutions for High Performance Platforms. With an 18-year upward course, EODH has proven to have the guaranteed ability to meet the most demanding protection challenges in order to increase the viability of the most advanced Combat Vehicles and Platforms.
The continuous development of its products guarantees the increase of the level of protection provided with the quality of the final product exceeding the highest quality standards.
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, European and Global Market Leader in the field of ground combat systems with facilities beyond Germany in seven other countries, and more than 4,000 employees, designs, develops, manufactures and supports a complete range of products. These include light, medium and heavy wheeled vehicles (MUNGO, AMPV*, DINGO, GFF4 and BOXER*) reconnaissance vehicles, air defense systems and artillery systems (FENNEK, GEPARD, self-propelled guns (155 PzH 2000, DONAR* and AGM), Main Battle Tanks (LEOPARD 1 and 2), Infantry Combat Vehicles (PUMA*) and Bridge Deployment Systems.
It also manufactures Command and Control Systems, Remote Controlled Weapon Stations, Reconnaissance and Observation equipment. KMW also has extensive know-how in civilian and military simulation systems. Finally, the armed forces of more than 50 countries around the world rely on the systems KMW has developed and manufactured. (Photo: HOPLITE Prototype ©EODH SA)
* Joint ventures with national and international partners