Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG
EuroTrophy GmbH, a new German-based company for the marketing, sales and production of the advanced Active Protection System (APS) for wheeled and tracked armored vehicles “Trophy” was incorporated on March 28th by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems (Rafael).
EuroTrophy GmbH focuses its business activities on NATO and EU customers in Europe. The company will also provide qualified vehicle integration services and related through-life support for the APS.
A transfer of technology will allow for the local production of the Trophy APS in Germany.
The transfer of state-of-the-art technology, local production, maintenance and services will significantly improve the security of supply of the Trophy APS in Europe.
Mr. Mark Stockfisch, Ms. Daniela Müller and Mr. Dan Kalfus are appointed management board members and will lead the newly established company.
Should you have any further questions, please visit us: www.Euro-Trophy.de
E-Mail: christian.budde (at) kmweg.de
KNDS (KMW+NEXTER Defense Systems) is the result of the association of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann and Nexter, two of the leading European manufacturers of military land systems based in Germany and France.
KNDS forms a Group of around 9,000 employees, with a 2022 turnover of 3.2 billion euro, an order backlog of around 11 billion euro and incoming orders of 3.4 billion euro. The range of its products includes main battle tanks, armored vehicles, artillery systems, weapons systems, ammunition, military bridges, customer services, battle management systems, training solutions, protection solutions and a wide range of equipment.
The formation of KNDS represents the beginning of consolidation in land defense systems industry in Europe. The strategic alliance between KMW and Nexter enhances both groups’ competitiveness and international positions, as well as their ability to meet the needs of their respective national army. In addition, it offers to its European and NATO customers the opportunity of increased standardization and interoperability for their defense equipment, with a dependable industrial base.
KNDS headquarters are based in Amsterdam.