Rheinmetall has integrated the MELLS antitank guided missile into the Marder 1A5 infantry fighting vehicle of the German army. Following successful conclusion of the study phase, the German Bundeswehr subsequently ordered 44 MELLS retrofit kits, which were delivered in December 2017
Negotiations on sale of Russian S-400 missile systems to Saudi Arabia have entered the technical and logistics details stage. "Regarding the S-400, detail discussions are continuing between the two sides on the final arrangements of this
A Rheinmetall-led consortium has won the first request for proposals for preliminary studies relating to the development of a Generic Open Soldier Systems Reference Architecture (GOSSRA). Under the GOSSRA project, studies will be conducted into developing an open reference architecture as the basis of EU-wide standardized soldier systems
The US Navy and Marine Corps have awarded munitions contracts worth $7 million to Rheinmetall Defense, the company said Wednesday in a press release. The U
Rheinmetall and Sikorsky signed a strategic teaming agreement for competing in the German Air Force "Schwerer Transporthubschrauber" (STH) Program. "With Rheinmetall as the strategic partner for Sikorsky, we are convinced that together we provide the best possible state-of-the-art aircraft for the German Air Force as successor for the legacy CH-53G fleet," said Armin Papperger Rheinmetall CEO
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW)-Rheinmetall joint venture ARTEC has signed agreements with UK based BAE Systems, Pearson Engineering and Thales companies offering 60 percent of workshare if UK selects BOXER Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)for Armys next generation Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) program. According to the agreements, at least 60% of BOXERs value creation and 100% of final assembly will take place in Britain
The German government has contracted with Rheinmetall to upgrade a further 25 Marder infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) for delivery to the Kingdom of Jordan under a German military assistance programme. Delivery will begin in the first quarter of 2018
Rheinmetall has unveiled latest version of Vario-Ray LowProfile series laser aiming and illuminating device to the US market. The latest version of Rheinmetalls Vario-Ray LowProfile (VR-LP) is a compact laser aiming and illuminating device that was designed and developed by Rheinmetall Soldier Electronics (RSE) in Stockach, Germany, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Romania will likely award a contract worth EUR 234 million to Germany's Rheinmetall for producing 8×8 armored vehicle 'Agilis' at Moreni, in Southern Romania. Thorsten Kutz, board member of the joint venture between the Romanian state and the German company, told in an interview with
Germanys Bundeswehr has awarded Rheinmetall a €24.7 million contract to supply new 120mm DM98 practice ammunition for the main battle tanks
Rheinmetall will modernize 104 Leopard 2 main battle tanks of the Bundeswehr fleet under a contract worth a total of €118 million. Rheinmetall will be transforming a total of 68 Leopard 2A4, 16 Leopard 2A6 and 20 Leopard 2A7 main battle tanks, bringing them up to A7V standard
Rheinmetall has hired a former senior US department of defense official, Stephen C Hedger as its Senior Vice President Corporate Development USA. Hedger last served as Chief of Staff to former US Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work, who oversaw the annual development of the more than $600 billion US defense budget, and as Deputy Chief of Staff to then US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter
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