The Düsseldorf-based high-tech group Rheinmetall with its Swiss subsidiary Rheinmetall Air Defence has won an order for additional Fieldguard 3 military measurement systems, from an unspecified Brazilian defence contractor.
Fieldguard is an active fire control system whose special sensors enable it to measure the trajectory of projectiles, thus assuring maximum precision when engaging targets.
A current customer is expanding its capacity by two more systems, with Rheinmetall serving as a subcontractor to Brazil’s Avibras, the general contractor under an existing framework agreement. The new order, booked in March 2019, is worth a figure in the low double-digit million-euro range, the company said in a press release Friday.
The programme was taken up in 2012 in partnership with Avibras of Brazil in order to realize the ASTROS 2020 multiple rocket launcher system. The Fieldguard 3 measurement system can cover ranges of up to 100 kilometres.
Rheinmetall is set to deliver ROSY Smoke Obscurant Systems to two NATO members states- Belgium and Portugal. 126 systems will be delivered to Spanish defence contractor URO Vehículos Especiales S
Rheinmetall has won a €109 million ($123 million) contract to supply German military Bundeswehr for artillery shells. The framework contract encompasses the supply of over 32,000 rounds, with an option for a further 11,000 worth around €37 million, the company said in a statement
Rheinmetall has won a CAD 57 million major support contract from government of Canada pertaining to Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance (ISTAR). The contract will take place over the next five years and will be expensed using a task mechanism over this period
European company MBDA has won a €200 million contract to supply 100 Meteor air-to-air missiles to be equipped on Brazilian Gripen NG fighters. The aircraft are expected to be commissioned by the Brazilian Air Force in 2021 or 2022
Rheinmetall has unveiled the rescue variant of its Mission Master unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) at the CANSAC-2019 exhibition in Ottawa, Canada. The Mission Master is a modular unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) that facilitates recovery of injured troops without compromising the operators safety, along with many other dangerous, dirty, and dull (DDD) tasks
Rheinmetal and FRAEN Corporation have set up a joint venture, "Rheinmetall Fraen Fuzes LLC" to develop and produce military fuzes. Rheinmetall will hold a 51% share in the new company, with the remaining 49% held by FRAEN Corp, the company said in a statement Monday
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