Rheinmetall will upgrade the fire control units and guns of the 35mm medium-calibre Oerlikon Skyguard air defence system of the Swiss armed forces. The contract also includes an overhaul of the associated command and control systems in the operations centre as well as additional spare parts
Rheinmetall has won a series of contracts for production and delivery of 10,000 rounds of 30mm X 173 calibre armor-piercing ammunition worth over for €12 million to Germany. Besides production and delivery ammunition, the Germany's Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has contracted Rheinmetall to modify a system gun rest, and to supply it with special tools and spare parts, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Rheinmetall AG has won a contract from the Bundeswehr worth €20 million to supply the German Army Combat Training Centre, or GÜZ, with a new generation laser duel simulators for staging combat training exercises. Known in Bundeswehr parlance as the AGDUS HdWa (Ausbildungsgerät Duellsimulator Handwaffen - “Training Device, Duel Simulator, Small Arms”), this laser- and wireless-supported duel simulation system is based on the Rheinmetall LEGATUS family of products
South Korea plans to conduct flight tests of two new reconnaissance planes that can detect North Korean missile launches and other threats in the US later this week. The planes, part of the enhanced Baekdu program, will undergo their first flight tests in an airfield in Texas later this week, officials at the Defense Acquisition Program Administration were quoted as saying by Korea Hearld Tuesday
Saudi Arabia has opened a new industrial complex for the production of projectives. The complex includes nine industrial buildings, each allocated for purposes that includes processing, packaging, assembly and filling, destructive testing and non-destructive testing, heat treatments and surface treatments, Saudi press agency reported March 27 this year
Rheinmetall will be equipping a total of 88 Gripen NG fighter aircraft with the BK27 automatic cannon with a newly developed linkless ammunition feeding system. The order is worth a mid eight-figure euro amount
Rheinmetall and the German Bundewehr have successfully tested a high-energy laser effector installed on a German warship operating on the high seas. To carry out the test, Rheinmetall mounted a 10-kilowatt high-energy laser (HEL) effector on a MLG 27 light naval gun
Rheinmetall has won a 390 million euro contract to modernize its Skyguard air defense systems from an international customer. The modernization program consists of equipping the missile/gun air defence systems with advanced radar technology
Artec, a joint venture between Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Rheinmetall has won a contract worth EUR 476 million to provide the German Bundeswehr with 131 high-protection vehicles of Boxer type. The order commissioned by the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), is due to deliver the Boxer vehicles between 2017 and 2020
Rheinmetall has won around Euro 20 million worth contract from an international customer to supply practice tank ammunition. The DM78A1 and DM78A3 subcalibre practice ammunition will be delivered in two lots between 2016 and 2018, the compay announced today
The Rheinmetall Groups Defence sector generated sales of Euro 1.6 billion in the first nine months of 2015
The Czech military has placed an order with Rheinmetall for the handheld Mithras illumination rocket. The Germany based defence contractor will supply the Czech armed forces with an initial shipment of tens of thousands of Mithras rockets
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