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Airbus Helicopters Completes First Firing Campaign with HForce-equipped H145M

Airbus Helicopters has recently completed a ballistic development test of an HForce weapon system on a H145M on Pápa Airbase in Hungary. The tested system included guns (FN Herstal HMP400), unguided rockets (Thales FZ231)...

More than half of the German’s Leopard 2 main battle tanks are unfit for...

More than half of the Leopard 2 main battle tanks of the Bundeswehr are not operational. According to the Defence Ministry report, of the 244 Leopard 2 battle tanks were only 95 ready for use. The report...

Rheinmetall to supply Berlin Police with RMMV Survivor R special operations vehicle

The Berlin Police have ordered a specially protected Survivor R vehicle from Rheinmetall. Tailored to meet the requirements of the Operations Directorate, this versatile vehicle is earmarked for delivery in July 2018. The order...

Rheinmetall to supply the Bundeswehr with DM98 practice ammunition for Leopard 2 MBT

The German Bundeswehr has awarded Rheinmetall a contract to supply it with new practice ammunition for main battle tanks. This is the German Army’s first-ever order of the new full-calibre 120mm practice ammunition, which...
State Minister of Economic Affairs Federal State Schleswig Holstein Dr Bernd Buchholz

German-Norwegian partnership: Kongsberg and thyssenkrupp established joint venture

thyssenkrupp, its subsidiary Atlas Elektronik and Kongsberg joined forces and established a 50/50 joint venture company to shape the future combat systems of conventional submarines. The company named kta naval systems will be the...

AUSA 2017: Rheinmetall showcases latest innovations

Rheinmetall has been a proven partner of the US military for many years. At this year’s AUSA on stand #619, Rheinmetall is showcasing a selection of its advanced products and projects. Visitors to the show can...

Rheinmetall to modernise Bundeswehr’s fleet of Leopard main battle tanks

Rheinmetall has been awarded a contract to upgrade 104 Leopard 2 main battle tanks of the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr), the company said in a statement. The Düsseldorf-based technology group for mobility and security will...

Rheinmetall’s autonomous armed robots for network-enabled operations

Unmanned systems significantly enhance the operational effectiveness of civilian law enforcement agencies and the combat performance of military units. Rheinmetall is presenting its concept for unmanned multipurpose vehicles, the Multi Misson Unmanned Ground Vehicle....