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Deployable Modular Military Fuel and Water Systems

THIELMANN WEW is a world leader in containerised fuel and water systems for the military and civil defence markets.

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THIELMANN WEW is a world leader in containerised fuel and water systems for the military and civil defence markets.

Ranging in size from 200L to 50,000L, THIELMANN WEW pressure vessels are approved to transport and store fuel and water across air, land and sea logistics chains worldwide.

THIELMANN WEW’s ISO-based solutions are compatible with US and European palletised load-handling systems and can be transported on 6×6, 8×8, 10×10 logistics vehicles. Low-profile solutions for 4×4 vehicles are also available.

The THIELMANN WEW advantage lies in the company’s engineering excellence. All our container systems are built to meet specific customer requirements, and can be 100% tailored to meet operational envelopes. In addition to building tanks to the highest standards, THIELMANN WEW specialises in complex pumping and preservation for water supply and refuelling of land and rotary / fixed-wing assets.

Water supply tank container 18m³ - NSN: 8145-12-346-8311.
Water supply tank container 16.5m³.
Multi water tank container 10m³ - NSN: 8145-12-346-8311.
US Army water supply tank 'Hippo' 7.6m³ - NSN: 5430-01-487-7760.
Multi fuel tank container 10m³ - NSN: 8145-12-345-8620.

THIELMANN WEW supports these systems through their entire lifecycle (25 years or more), supporting, repairing and maintaining equipment as needed.

Modular fuel systems

THIELMANN WEW’s fuel storage and dispensing systems are available in payloads ranging from 2,000L to 45,000L for transport on low profile 4×4 vehicles up to large 10×10 logistics trucks.

These self-contained fuel systems are fitted with integrated pumping systems, providing all equipment needed to store and dispense fuel as part of a vehicle-mounted transportable solution, including ILHS / DROPS / PLS or as a ‘drop and go’ camp, vehicle and aircraft fuelling solution. The double-shelled self-bunded stainless tanks require no site preparation, fulfil all environmental requirements and are designed to be dispensing fuel within minutes of their arrival on site.

Since 2000, WEW THIELMANN’s fuel solutions have been delivered to German, UK, Belgian, Saudi, Austrian, Lithuanian, Estonian, Slovenian and Irish Armed Forces.

Modular water systems

THIELMANN WEW’s water container solutions are designed to provide potable water for deployed operations, ranging from 2,000L to 40,000L. Tanks can be equipped with on-board filtration / reverse-osmosis, heating, cooling, automatic chlorination, UV radiation and pressure regulating accumulators to provide for the transport, storage and purification of potable water.

Compatible with on-board vehicle cranes, ILHS/PLS/DROPS or forklift handling systems, THIELMANN WEW’s water container systems provide a complete logistics solution for 4×4 vehicle / trailer for deployed operations, right up through medium and heavy vehicle-mounted, to a complete potable water ‘drop and go’ camp installation.

THIELMANN WEW’s water container solutions have been delivered to the US Army, German, Swedish, Belgian, Slovenian, Lithuanian, Irish and UAE Armed Forces.

Hazardous cargo solutions

THIELMANN WEW’s container systems are certified to store and transport more than 1,800 hazardous liquids, toxic gases and dry-powder bulk across logistics chains worldwide. We offer payload ranges between 1,000L and 45,000L and specialise in the supply of bespoke products usually within, but not limited to, an ISO footprint. Our expertise extends to the welding and manipulation of high-value alloys, including Hastelloy and Duplex. Options include heating / cooling, integral pumping, lining and THIELMANN WEW’s patented ‘flask in a tank’ system.

Solutions meet or exceed all regulatory requirements and THIELMANN WEW carries ASME VIII R, U, T, as well as many national-specific certificates such as US DOT, SELO and WHG.

Heavy Vehicle Module – Water (HVM-W)

The heavy vehicle module - water (HVM-W) is a 'drop and go' water supply system with capacities of up to 10,000L for the storage, preservation and distribution of potable water.

WEW Container Systems GMBH Becomes Thielmann WEW GMBH

WEW Container Systems GmbH has changed its name to THIELMANN WEW GmbH following THIELMANN's acquisition of WEW Container Systems in 2016. The name change will be effective as of 25th January 2019.

27 February 2019

WEW Receives US Army Hippo Order

WEW, a THIELMANN company, has signed a $27.5m contract to supply new Hippo water container systems to the US Army.

17 July 2018

Belgian Army Orders WEW Fuel Distribution Systems

WEW, a THIELMANN company, has been awarded a contract by the Belgian Ministry of Defence to deliver 36 Deployable Fuel Distribution Capacity (DFDC) tank containers to the Belgian Army.

5 July 2018

WEW Receives US Army Hippo Order

WEW, a THIELMANN company, has signed a $27.5m contract to supply new Hippo water container systems to the US Army.

21 June 2018

THIELMANN Introduces US Kegs Servicing

THIELMANN – The Container Company, is pleased to announce that it has introduced keg servicing operations in the US as part of its growing presence worldwide.

15 May 2018

Military Logistics: Fuel and Water in Afghanistan and Beyond

THIELMANN WEW took part in a webinar led by Shephard Media on fuel and water supply in Afghanistan and beyond. It was a great discussion, led by Shephard Media’s logistics editor, Scott Gourley, and featuring THIELMANN WEW’s Falko Pfeuffer and Peter Hughes, and Ross Smith from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA). A great listen for all stakeholders in the water and fuel logistics sector.

1 May 2018

Water and Fuel Logistics from Fort to Frontline from WEW

Efficient movement of liquids from the "fort to the frontline" is at the core of the WEW display during the annual AUSA meeting being held at the Walter E Washington Convention Center, Washington DC from 13 to 15 October 2014.

10 October 2014

WEW to Present CFA and CLS at DSEi 2013

The concepts of contracting for availability (CFA) and contractorised logistic support (CLS), which provide users with the latest versions of equipment only when they need it, will be at the core of WEW's presentation at DSEI, 10 - 13 September, on stand S6-364.

9 September 2013

Water Logistics Solutions on Show at AUSA 2012

Water delivery solutions form the core of WEW's display on booth 8017 during AUSA 2012, being held at the Walter E Washington Convention Center, Washington DC from 22 to 24 October 2012.

22 October 2012

WEW – GSV-IPT’s Responsive and Flexible Partner

WEW has recently been awarded a contract for the supply of 25 fuel tank containers for the British Army. The units will be deployed with the new Support Vehicle (SV) Enhanced Load Pallet System (ELPS) MAN trucks to enhance the Army’s fuel logistics capability and the contract is being managed thr

31 July 2008

First UK MoD Tank Containers from WEW

WEW of Weitefeld, Germany announce that they have been awarded a contract by MOD UK to supply 25 fuel tank container systems to the British Army for use in operations overseas. MOD is acquiring the systems to fill an identified capability gap. WEW will build the tank Containers at their Weitefeld

5 June 2008

WEW Container Systems GmbH

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57586 Weitefeld

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