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The procurement process always marked in recent years of delays for a Tactical Air Defense System (TLVS) the army seems to control in the final phase.

In the first quarter 2019, acting as a general contractor TLVS-GmbH wants a joint venture between MBDA and Lockheed Martin submit a final offer for the entire system to the Bundeswehr Procurement Office BAAINBw. (Meaning 2019) by the end of the current year the plan is then to be negotiated between BAAINBw and TLVS GmbH and pass the relevant committees of the Bundestag. Meanwhile TLVS was also included in the financial planning of the Federation by the year 2031 commitment appropriations entered in the budget. These amount at the moment while EUR only one million per year, can be increased if realization of TLVS however. Is that delayed the procurement of heavy transport helicopter requirement. Then can not for this title - the least includes EUR 5.6 billion - means for air defense be rededicated.

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