The figure was revealed by Rheinmetall AG, which builds the assembly kits Fuchs II, during a question-and-answer session with the representatives of the shareholders, which followed its general assembly. Of the 980 units to 247 persons assembled in Algeria were assembled replied the leadership of German industrial giant.
It also appears as the document that a new order, worth 700 million euro was spent for the Algerian assembly plant. It is not indicated the number of additional vehicles that will be produced.
Rheinmetall AG, suffering greatly from the loss of two major contracts in Saudi Arabia and Russia, because of the diplomatic positions taken by Germany and / or the European Union concerning these two countries. Losses are estimated at over 250 million euro.
The first 6 × 6 armored Fuchs II assembled in Algeria have emerged in mid-May, at the opening of the special forces unit of the Republican Guard.