Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV) announced Wednesday that it has signed a cooperation agreement with Polish defence contractor Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa SA (PGZ) and its subsidiary Obrum sp. z o.o. to develop an amphibious vehicle for the Polish military.
A state-of the-art 6x6 wheeled armoured vehicle is slated to replace the Soviet-era BRDM-2 still in service with the Polish Army. It is oriented to the requirements of the Polish Army’s LOTR (light armoured reconnaissance vehicle) procurement program.
Further, It is systematically designed to meet Poland’s and other nations’ future military needs. PGZ Chairman Wojciech Dabrowski said, “Propelled by the success of the Rosomak armoured transport vehicle, we launched this ambitious project, which will result in a new wheeled armoured vehicle.”
The new vehicle will benefit from the partner companies’ combined expertise in the world of wheeled armoured vehicles and military system solutions. Fully amphibious, the LOTR will feature a high level of protection and an excellent payload-to-total weight ratio.
With an authorized total weight of up to 20 tonnes, the new vehicle will have a carrying capacity of 3.5 tonnes, opening up a wide variety of options during reconnaissance missions and other military operations.
“We see this development contract as an important first step in a highly promising cross-border strategic alliance in the field of military wheeled vehicles”, declares Pietro Borgo, managing director of RMMV and member of the executive board of Rheinmetall Defense.
Germanys Rheinmetall announced Tuesday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Turkeys MKEK at IDEF 2015 to establish a venture for developing new weapons systems and munitions. Operational management of the new company, to be known as “Rheinmetall MKEK Technologies”, will be organized by Rheinmetall
Rheinmettal announced Monday that it is upgrading German Bundeswehr NH90 Cockpit Trainer to IOC+ configuration and with additional software modules from Rheinmetalls Asterion product line. Rheinmetall won a contract from Germanys BAAINBw defence procurement agency last month
Rheinmetall announced today that it has successfully passed acceptance tests for Leopard 2 simulators for the Indonesian Army. Rheinmetall has produced driving simulator and gunnery simulator systems for training Indonesian Leopard 2 tank personnel
Rheinmetall's subsidiary, American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM) will supply M1110 40 x 46mm day/night training cartridges and 66mm vehicle-launched screening smoke grenades to the US Armed Forces. Under a contract worth a total of $127
Rheinmetall has integrated an anti-torpedo capability into Multi Ammunition Softkill System, or MASS. The current concept offers the possibility of launching up to four anti-torpedo decoys from a single MASS launcher
Canada will be purchasing US$187.2 million worth 10 Rheinmetall's missile defense radar systems that are patterned after Israels Iron Dome
Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV) has won a contract from Kuwait to supply twelve armoured NBC reconnaissance vehicles, the 2 NBC-RS “Spürfuchs”. The Fuchs/Fox 2 NBC-RS features a fully integrated suite of devices for identifying NBC warfare agents and other hazardous materials, built into a well- protected, high-mobility 6x6 armoured transport vehicle capable of operating in extreme terrain
Lockheed Martin has won a $72 million contract to support the US Coast Guard's efforts to enforce maritime sovereignty and address at-sea threats through the National Security Cutter (NSC) program. Through this contract received from Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Lockheed Martin will provide the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) system for the US Coast Guard's eighth National Security Cutter, the future USCGC Midgett
Elbit Systems Pitches For Lockheed Martin F-21 Jet Project in India
Rheinmetall Wins €470M To Equip NATO Taskforce with 41 Puma IFVs, Related...
Bulgaria To Axe Defense Procurement Projects, Increase Budget Deficit to Finance $1.25B...
Germany’s Puma IFV Exceeds Initial Manufacturing Costs by Euro 2.9 Billion
Design of Russian-made 'World's Fastest Helicopter' Ready
India To Give The Final Go-ahead To $1.7 Billion C-295 Transport Aircraft
China offers Two-seat Fighter Trainer FC-1B for International Sales
Two New Russian Ivan Gren-class Warships Likely To Be Helicopter Carriers
US companies sanctioned by China for supplying weapons to Taiwan may be denied rare earth elements (REEs), which have critical...
While the US F-35 stealth aircraft has become one the fastest selling fighter jets in the world aircraft market, thanks...
Russian state-run Almaz-Antey has released additional data on its latest export-version of Buk-M3 Viking air defense missile system (ADMS)
The MiG-29, one of Russias most exported military jet has been upgraded in India that expands its capabilities from an...
Russian fifth generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) Su-57 will for the first time perform flights during the ARMY 2018 event near...
The American-made Patriot and Russian S-400 Triumf air defense systems are currently hogging international orders despite their price tags running...