Boxer – Armoured transport vehicle

Combat-ready solution for all battle conditions

The Boxer
The Boxer armoured transport vehicle is being produced under a bi-national programme. Highly mobile, it is a state-of-the-art wheeled vehicle whose modular design permits a wide variety of mission-specific configurations. Consisting of a uniform drive module, the Boxer vehicle family's user-specific mission modules can be quickly exchanged. A number of mission variants are currently under development, including a troop carrier for transporting an infantry section, a field ambulance, a combat engineering section vehicle, C4I and C2 command vehicles, a logistics vehicle and a battlefield maintenance vehicle.

Having joined forces to form the ARTEC consortium, Rheinmetall Landsysteme GmbH (RLS) manufactures the Boxer in cooperation with fellow German defence contractor KNDS Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG under a bi-national programme, in which Rheinmetall holds a 64% stake.

Boxer - Armoured Transport Vehicle

Boxer – Infantry fighting vehicle with LANCE turret system

At Eurosatory 2014, Rheinmetall presented for the first time the Boxer IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle) variant, this equipped with the Rheinmetall LANCE 30mm two-man turret. Combining the Boxer inherent high level of protection and the unique mobility with the latest turret technology, the IFV variant presents state-of-the-art capabilities to face current requirements.

The Boxer IFV variant, equipped with the LANCE turret system is completely in line with the modular Boxer philosophy as the LANCE turret itself features a new modular design. It thereby ensures maximum flexibility and an optimized capability for further upgrades for changing requirements. Also the protection of the turret is adaptable for a wide range of missions and to face different threats.

The IFV variant can transport up to 8 soldiers, besides the driver. A variety of individual modules allows for either a two-man or a remotely controlled turret design – one concept with two configurations.

RLS presents this latest Boxer IFV internationally, these including specific demonstrations of mobility in rough and adverse terrain, HVAC (heating ventilation and air condition) capabilities, and live-fire events.

Boxer equipped with the Rheinmetall LANCE 30mm two-man turret

Boxer Cobra bridgelayer

Rheinmetall has developed a bridgelayer version of Boxer based on an idea of the Royal Netherlands Army Engineer Regiment. This capability enables the armed forces to quickly launch and recover bridges up to Military Load Classification MLC 90 (15 m bridge), or MLC 120 (9 m bridge). The system launches the Cobra bridge in front of the vehicle and is modular which means it can be attached and removed when needed, maintaining Boxer’s full functionality and flexibility for other missions. 

Boxer UK for MIV programme

The battlefield champion!
Rheinmetall secured a key role in the delivery of the British Army’s new Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) Programme. With British DNA, proven combat experience, and exceptional protection levels, the Boxer 8x8 offered by ARTEC GmbH – a joint venture between Rheinmetall Landsysteme GmbH, Rheinmetall Defence Nederland B.V, and KNDS – is the smart choice for the UK's MIV programme. Rheinmetall  will produce roughly half of the British Army’s 500 Boxer 8x8 wheeled vehicles, including assembly, integration and test of the complete vehicles. 

Boxer CRV for LAND 400 Phase 2

Rheinmetall’s Boxer 8x8 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle “Boxer CRV” is a world leading armoured vehicle platform developed for Australia's Land 400 Phase 2 program. Watching the Boxer e.g. at trials at Puckapunyal, Victoria.

 Scorpion Lifting Device for Boxer

The Rheinmetall Scorpion Lifting Device is a transportable jig that can be used for changing and maintaining Mission Modules for the Boxer, but also for other lifting capacity up to 12,500kg. The Scorpion Lifting Device is electrically powered, easy transportable via a hook loading system and easy to operate. The device has a low cost maintenance concept that requires no special tooling during operational use.
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