Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle

Lynx infantry fighting vehicle

The overmatch solution for today and tomorrow

The Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle is a next-generation, tracked armored fighting vehicle designed to address the critical challenges of the future battlefield. Lynx provides unparalleled troop protection and features technology that will keep our men and women in uniform ahead of the threat.

Powerful partnership

Combining the best of American and German engineering, Raytheon Missiles & Defense and Rheinmetall have joined forces to meet the U.S. Army’s requirement for a true, next-generation Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle.

Advanced technology

Long-Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System

Equipped with Raytheon Missiles & Defense weapons, sensors and system integration expertise, the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle provides an advanced, modular and combat-ready solution — and gives soldiers a decisive advantage for decades to come.

Decisive overmatch

Lynx IFV

Rheinmetall is a world leader in armored combat vehicle engineering and manufacturing. The new Lynx KF41 IFV, outfitted with Raytheon Missiles & Defense technology, will give the U.S. Army the overmatch it needs for the battlefields of today and tomorrow.

Agile and powerful

Leap-ahead capabilities

Lynx is a 21st century solution, providing modularity and maximum available growth capacity for the future.

  • Protection – Delivers up to the highest STANAG ballistic and mine protection to survive against modern conventional and asymmetric threats
  • Capacity – Innovative 37-55-ton adaptable, reconfigurable design with exceptional volume under armor; up to nine dismounts
  • Mobility – Exceptional power-to-weight ratio across all weight configurations; agile in dense urban environments
  • Lethality – Next-generation turret up to 50mm cannon, hunter-killer, killer-killer, remotely controlled weapon station, dual multi-mission pods, fully integrated situational awareness sensor suite
  • Growth – Unmatched growth capacity; open mechanical, electrical and electronic architecture; optionally manned capabilities; modular design for chassis and turret

From its protective hull to its counter-IED system to its LANCE 2.0 turret and 30mm automatic cannon, the Lynx vehicle’s ready-now, modular platform is equipped with a full range of advanced systems.

Active Protection System

Active protection system

The Active Protection System provides 360° hemispherical protection for ground vehicles against advanced threats.

Coyote Counter-UAS

TOW weapon system

The Coyote® drone identifies and destroys enemy unmanned aircraft of any size when paired with an advanced electronically scanned array KuRFS radar.

Next-Gen Thermal Sights

Long-Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System

This advanced targeting system uses heat to see through darkness, smoke, rain, snow and fog, enhancing range performance, resolution and image quality.

TOW Weapon System

Active protection system

The extended-range, tube-launched, wireless-guided TOW® weapon system delivers overmatch against armored and wheeled systems in any environment.

Experience Lynx in 360°

Exterior view

Interior view

Made in America

Raytheon Rheinmetall Land Systems will manufacture the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle in the United States, partnering with suppliers across the country to create jobs and strengthen the U.S. industrial base.

Lynx turret moving 360 degrees