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Rembert supplying electromechanical boxes to British Army boxer vehicles

Renvale’s CAN node electromechanical box is intended for communication between the electronics of British Army boxer vehicles. Credits: RBSL and Crown Copyright.

Renvale, an electrical wiring harness system provider, has won a contract to supply a CAN node electromechanical box to the British Army’s new boxer 8×8 armored vehicle.

The £ 10m contract was jointly awarded by Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) and Rheinmetall Landsysteme (RLS).

It has been awarded under the Mechanized Infantry Vehicle (MIV) program and will provide the British Army with approximately 500 boxer vehicles.

In 2019 £ 2.3bn MIV contract Awarded to a joint venture between Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegman (KMW) Altech.

Renvale’s CAN node electromechanical box is designed to establish communication with each other boxer Vehicle electronics.

The company will be responsible for material procurement, subassembly, and inspection management of finished boxes for the next 10 years.

The work will be completed at the Suffolk headquarters.

Anthony Moss, Chief Operating Officer of the Renvale Group, said:

“We have been working closely with our strategic partner Ray Service to support our supply chain and technology transfer, and have continued an exciting five-year journey to reach this position.

RBSL said the deal will create 15 new positions, including 12 apprentices and an additional support team.

This agreement is the latest in a series of supplier agreements for the MIV program and is also supported by the UK manufacturing community.

In addition, it will allow expansion and new investment in Rembert’s technology park, which spans five acres.

June of this year UK MoD has announced details of the Boxer MIV variants it has acquired We have confirmed that we are trying to expand the overall size of the Boxer Fleet.

Boxers are highly maneuverable, network-enabled armored vehicles capable of responding to fierce conflicts, relief and humanitarian activities.

This program is managed by the European Weapons Agency, the Organization for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR).



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