The FFG Flensburger Fahrzeugbau Gesellschaft mbH NP Aerospace contract for the supply of light CAMAC armor solutions to the ongoing modernization of 181 Wiesel 1 over a period of two years.
CAMAC is a patented multi-hit armor solution of composite material for new and existing platforms against a variety of threats, including small and mittelkalibriger weapons, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) or rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs). The ultra-lightweight protection elements improve the survivability of platform and crew, but do not limit the mobility in the field and the air transportability.
CAMAC protection solutions can be prepared for the Level 2 to 5 according to STANAG 4569th The CAMAC add-on protection with high protection level can provide the same protection performance as steel solutions in up to 50% less weight.
The Wiesel 1 of the German army used as an air-transportable, light tanks and armored vehicles for use in the airborne troops. The program focuses on Life Extension of Wolverine are undercarriage improvements, ballistic and mine protection and the integration of communications and weapons systems. Thus the three variants of the armored weapons carrier can remain in service beyond 2030.
Protection of the Puma infantry fighting against shaped charges by reactive protectionShaped charges have due to the special Eindringmechanismus very high efficacy against all known armor materials, almost regardless of the hardness of the target material. Reactive protection is an appropriate response here.