Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The Bundeswehr is modernizing the armored recovery vehicle 3 "buffalo" of the German armed forces. So that they are adapted to the technological and tactical requirements of the changed operational reality. A corresponding agreement was signed end of 2018 by the Federal Office for equipment, information technology and use of the Bundeswehr Rheinmetall. Primarily, Rheinmetall will equip the recovery tank 3 with new battlespace rescue equipment.

The recovery tank 3 was available first in the Armored Corps and the armored artillery battalions. In the structure HEER2011 the recovery tank are used in heavy chain associations in the mountains troops or repair facilities. 3 This includes the above-mentioned two types Association, also mechanized infantry battalions, armored sapper companies and supply battalions. Some logistics associations of the Joint Support and certain schools there and even in the army also have single buffalo. A total of 75 armored recovery vehicles are used three buffalo in three variants.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email