GTK BOXER and three different display developments from KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics

Specialised displays for unusual applications

Perspective and overview in all driving situations

Safe on and off-road

Recognition and reconnaissance of the local environment is a challenge below the hatch. Not only does the heightened risk situation due to asymmetric threats require reconnaissance of the environment early on, the safe movement of vehicles in public road traffic must also be ensured.

Digitised vision for road traffic

This requires highly specialised display systems with integrated video processing and video stream distribution that meet legal and tactical requirements. For this purpose, KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics developed a passive camera monitor system for a customer which now expands the driver’s field of vision without a vision block.

Fusion of different views

Rapid perception is also important for the driver off-road. The field of view must be supplemented by views in other electromagnetic spectra, especially during night-time operations. For this purpose, KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics offers intelligent display solutions for the instrument panel or sun visor that display these additional views, such as infrared or low light amplifier, and thus provide the driver with valuable information for situational awareness.

Performance overview:

  • Multispectral vision
  • Low latency
  • Fail-safe design thanks to redundant image processing
  • Increasing road traffic safety
  • Replacement for rear and side mirrors
  • Camera monitor system as per ISO 16505
FENNEK during night-time operation

The plus points

Improving rapid reaction capability

On-board voltage network

KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics ensures smooth operation on the vehicle’s electrical system through the consistent application of VG96916. This standard guarantees that the display systems harmonise with the power supply system, do not negatively influence the system or take damage themselves.

Thermal stability

The vision systems boast high thermal stability and do not require active cooling thanks to their fan-free design.

Monitoring electronics

Intelligent monitoring electronics protect the system from harmful influences by adjusting the power to the circumstances.


The vision systems keep out water and dust, withstand salt fog, hold up to fluctuating pressures and the extended temperature range, and reliably process data under heavy shocks and vibrations.


An aluminium housing and special display design ensure EMC compatibility. KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics applies various civil norms and standards as well as MIL-SPECS for this purpose.

Video rear-view mirror

KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics applies ISO 16505 and thus meets the requirements for replacing the rear mirror and ensuring indirect vision by way of a camera monitor system.


Various technological developments and design measures ensure that the information on the vision systems can be read and the display operated under any light conditions.


KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics applies the necessary standard to solutions that perform critical safety functions.

Video processing

System solutions for situational awareness require video signal processing. KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics has come up with various developments to ensure this.

Control & input

KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics provides various options for control and input.


The participation of armoured wheeled and tracked vehicles in public road traffic is possible with special camera monitor systems that meet the technical requirements for replacing conventional mirrors with digital ones in accordance with ISO 16505. This passive and safety-relevant system replaces the indirect view of the rear and side mirrors. This necessitates redundant image display and continuous backtesting on a computer.

  • Display
  • Perception
  • Video functions
  • Modularity


  • Redundancy through continuous backtesting
  • High-contrast display
  • No glare from sun and headlights


  • Replacing rear and side mirrors
  • Vision block is no longer needed
  • Unrestricted view

Video functions

  • Displays various video signals
  • Low latencies for video transmission
  • Displaying the real-time event
  • Video stream distribution
  • Integrated video processing
  • Displaying different tactical views


  • Display system features modular and scalable design
  • Adaptation of the type and number of interfaces
  • Adaptation to customer-specific functionalities
  • Display size at customer's request

Technical data

Display characteristics

Application-specific display size


Full HD resolution


Brightness 1,000 cd/m²


Contrast 1000:1


Multi-level dimming up to masking


Customer-specific requirements

Input elements





Camera switching


Control keys


Customer-specific requirements


Serial bus


Digital video interface


Analogue video interface


Image processing interfaces


Customer-specific requirements

VistaMaster rear display, BOP, BAE from KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics GmbH
BAE, BOP, PALLADION special displays and VistaMaster rear display

Hardware variants

  • Display for the sun visor
  • Display for the instrument panel
  • Monitor system at the driver’s station
  • Display based on customer’s request