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RBSL and Rheinmetall Landsysteme award £20m MIV supplier contract to MilDef in Cardiff

The contract will provide Generic Vehicle Architecture (GVA) compliant crewstation PCs, servers and Ethernet switches for the British Army's Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) programme.

MilDef will manufacture the components at its UK facility in Cardiff.  In preparation, the company is investing in the site by building an expanded manufacturing space, investing in testing apparatus, such as temperature chambers, as well as upgrading tools and other manufacturing equipment.  This will contribute to the millions of pounds of investment being made across industry in training and capital equipment under the MIV programme, increasing productivity throughout the UK supply chain.

The hardware being supplied to RBSL for the MIV programme consists of 10G Ethernet Fibre Switches, Crewstation PCs with powerful GPUs and Servers with integrated GPS/GNSS receivers. All hardware has been customised to align with the MIV GVA requirements.

Duncan Skinner, Chief Sales Officer at MilDef Group, said:

“MilDef Group are delighted to supply high-performance products together with RBSL into one of the UK MoD’s strategic vehicle programmes. MilDef Ltd continues its expansion in the UK defence industry and this contract is an example of the exciting times ahead for the company.”

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