IDE signs Cooperation Agreement with Krauss Maffei
Koropi-Greece,February 12th 2020: INTRACOM DEFENSE (IDE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Krauss Maffei Wegmann (KMW) to cooperate on the deployment of a hybrid auxiliary power solution for LEOPARD 2 MBT variants, based on IDE's Hybrid GENAIRCON system and KMW's OEM platform integration expertise.
GENAIRCON is an integrated Hybrid Power Supply and Management vehicle system, part of IDE's advanced Hybrid Electric Power Systems (HEPS®) product portfolio.
This cooperation focuses initially on the needs of a significant number of fielded LEOPARD 2 MBT variants, which could take advantage of this operational capability upgrade.
The agreement between the two companies coincides with the on-going activities of IDE in cooperation with the Hellenic Ministry of Defence for the deployment of GENAIRCON onto the LEOPARD 2A4 MBT. The integration of the system onto the platform will enhance the MBT's auxiliary power resilience, mission sustainment, survivability through True Silent Watch capability and the lifecycle cost savings. These integration activities are expected to be completed within the first half of 2020.
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IDE is a subsidiary of Intracom Holdings, one of the largest technology groups of Greece with significant international activity. IDE designs, develops and manufactures products and systems that incorporate advanced in-house developed technologies in the areas of Missile Electronics, Tactical Communication and Information Systems, Border and Area Security solutions, Hybrid Electric Power Systems and Unmanned Surface and Air platforms.
IDE is a registered NATO supplier and participates in international development and production programs, as well as in international collaborations for the production and export of defense equipment. For more information please visit: www.intracomdefense.com