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Germany’s Arms Exports Turn Into Gamesmanship

Germany’s Arms Exports Turn Into Gamesmanship

It’s been a long time since a German vice-chancellor has defied his chancellor – especially over Germany’s booming weapons exports. In Angela Merkel’s previous government, the vice chancellor and economy minister was Philipp Rösler of her “preferred” coalition partner, the […]


Germany Tests New MASS and NavGuard Ship Protection Systems

Germany Tests New MASS and NavGuard Ship Protection Systems

The Bundeswehr, Rheinmetall and the Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) ELTA Group have successfully tested the MASS and NavGuard ship protection systems. The trials took place under the aegis of the German Navy in Howachter Bay in the Baltic at the […]


Germany halts major arms deal with Russia

Germany halts major arms deal with Russia

Germany on Wednesday halted a major deal to provide a fully equipped training camp to Russian forces, saying any arms trading with Moscow was currently “indefensible”. Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel announced the suspension of the Rheinmetall project as Moscow tightened its […]


Airbus wants money for Germany’s scrapped Eurofighter order: report

Airbus wants money for Germany’s scrapped Eurofighter order: report

Airbus is demanding 900 million euros ($1.2 billion) in compensation from Germany for cancelling an order for a batch of 37 Eurofighter jets, according to a newspaper report Monday. The amount had emerged in a closed-door parliamentary budget meeting last […]


Germany cuts order for Eurofighter jets: report

Germany cuts order for Eurofighter jets: report

Germany’s defence ministry is planning to reduce its order for Eurofighter jets from 180 to 143, according to media reports on Thursday. National news agency DPA quoted “government sources” as saying that the ministry’s number two, Stephane Beemelmans, had informed […]


EuroHawk Replacements All Too Costly: Bundeswehr

EuroHawk Replacements All Too Costly: Bundeswehr

Germany’s Euro Hawk drone scandal showed no sign of ending on Wednesday, with alternatives for the failed programme running €200 million over budget. It means the military may turn back to the discarded, original plan. The Chief of Staff of […]


New TRS-4D Naval Radar for German F125 Frigates

New TRS-4D Naval Radar for German F125 Frigates

Cassidian’s new radar for the German Navy’s F125 class frigates has demonstrated its particular reconnaissance and surveillance capabilities during tests in the North Sea and Baltic Sea and during factory acceptance tests. In two test series of several weeks, the […]


Saudi Arabia eyes buying German submarines: report

Saudi Arabia eyes buying German submarines: report

Saudi Arabia wants to buy five German submarines for around 2.5 billion euros ($3.4 billion) and more than two dozen more in the future, a newspaper reported Sunday. Citing unidentified government sources, Sunday’s Bild newspaper said Riyadh had its eye […]


End of British Military Flying In Germany

End of British Military Flying In Germany

The last 1 Regiment Army Air Corps Lynx helicopter has left Gütersloh in Germany, marking the end of British military flying in the country. The last flight brought an end to a long association with Germany stretching back to 1975 […]


 
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