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The Norwegian procurement agency NDMA has ordered the FFG Flensburger Fahrzeugbau Gesellschaft mbH (FFG) for 45 million euros Pionierpanzer bison 2, which will be delivered in the period 2019-2021 and complement the existing fleet of six armored recovery vehicles bison secondThe bison 2 Pionierpanzer is highly digitized (Integrated Combat Solution, Kongsberg) and comes with a powerful dredging and sweeping gear and the new Auxiliary Power Booster (ABP) of FFG as a replacement for the previously diesel-powered auxiliary power units. For self-protection, the remote control weapon station Nordic Phase 1 of Kongsberg is installed. In Germany, the competition for a pioneering tank stands on, at which FFG intends to participate with the bison.

Gerhard Heiming