Rheinmetall has won a three-year, $11 million contract to supply German Police with ballistic inserts for protective vests.
The first batch consisting of over 5,000 ballistic inserts will be shipped in spring 2019. The contract encompasses an option for the supply of an additional 36,000 inserts.
The inserts are light in weight and can withstand shots fired from an AK-47 assault rifle. Law enforcement officers who find themselves in complex, life-threatening situations are therefore well protected and will able to manoeuvre easily, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
Rheinmetall has won a $24 million contract to supply 13000 rounds of 120mm X 570 DM88 ammunition to the German armed forces, Bundeswehr.The DM88 is a practice round made specifically for the Leopard 2 main battle tank
A new joint venture, Rheinmetall - Rohde & Schwarz - Military IT and Communications Solutions GmbH (RRS-MITCOS) has set up to meet the German militarys requirement for integrated operational and communications systems. The new company will bid for the Germanys ground forces digitization programme worth several billion euros
Rheinmetall has received a $59 million contract to supply nearly 70,000 cartridges of MK281 MOD3 40mm grenade practice ammunition to US Marines. The company is scheduled to start the production by the third quarter of 2019, Rheinmetall said in a statement Monday
Rheinmetall has won a contract worth over €43 million to modernize part of the British militarys fleet of logistic vehicles with a new loading system. According to the company press release, a total of 382 retrofit kits for the Enhanced Pallet Loading System, or EPLS, will be supplied and integrated into the tried-and-tested HX trucks of British Armed Forces
Rheinmetall has threatened the German government with a multi-million dollar lawsuit to compensate for their losses caused due to the Chancellor Angela Merkels cabinet decision to stop military supplies to Saudi Arabia. The cabinet approved arms embargo against Saudi Arabia following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Riyadhs consulate in Turkey and has also asked other nations to do the same,
Rheinmetall and BAE Systems have signed an agreement to create a joint UK based military vehicle design, manufacturing and support business. In addition to managing and growing the existing combat vehicle support business, the intent is for the new Joint Venture to play a major role in the delivery of the British Armys new Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) and other strategic combat vehicles programmes, Rheinmetall said in a statement Monday
Rheinmetall has been awarded a contract from the Swedish armed forces to supply vehicles for transporting Patriot air defence systems made by Rheinmetalls partner Raytheon. Starting in the first quarter of 2021, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) will supply Sweden with a total of forty high-mobility trucks from its HX series, including 16 tractor trucks and 24 transport vehicles
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