Rheinmetall has won a contract from a nation in the Middle East-North Africa region to modernize and expand a live combat training facility.
Under the $10.6 million contract, the German defense company will supply up-to-date hardware and software components for the customer's Mobile Combat Training Center.
The order includes new laser engagement simulator to support combat vehicle and weapon systems training, Düsseldorf-based high-tech Group announced Thursday.
The unnamed customer will receive a modernized Legatus combat simulation training system. The company guarantees the system provides a realistic training experience, which includes battlefield equipment exercises for various environments.
The system is already used by Germany's armed forces. Rheinmetall is supplying the German army with 2,000 new legatus laser transmitter units for small arms in addition to 1,500 soldier target sets with laser sensors.
The German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) have signed an agreement on the procurement of seven Leguan bridge laying systems on the Leopard 2 chassis. The project also includes transport systems as well as training simulators and ancillary equipment
Germany will be increasing its defense spending to 2 per cent from their economic output in line with an agreement that NATO states reached in 2014. “Germany would drastically increase defense spending in the coming years to move towards the NATO target for member states to spend 2 percent of their economic output on defense,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday
Germany is planning to buy four to six Lockheed Martin C-130J transport planes instead of Airbus A400 military cargo aircraft due to repeated delays in their delivery. German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyern signed a declaration of intent in Paris to pool the yet-to-be-acquired Lockheed Martin military transport planes with the same type operated by France, a German defense ministry spokesman was quoted as saying by
Rheinmetall has won a €134 million to supply 110 HX81 tractor-trailers to an international customer. The order has been earmarked for delivery between January 2018 and February 2019
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