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Germany Approves Rheinmetall Armored Vehicle Plant In Algeria

Germany Approves Rheinmetall Armored Vehicle Plant In Algeria

Germany’s Economy Ministry has approved plans by defense group Rheinmetall to deliver an armored vehicle assembly plant to Algeria. Rheinmetall’s delivery to Algeria includes a production line to assemble the Fuchs armored vehicle, as well as other parts valued at […]


Uncertain Outlook for German Arms Industry

Uncertain Outlook for German Arms Industry

German tanks, submarines and weapons are in high demand. They’re exported to Israel despite the war in Gaza, and Kurdish fighters would also welcome a shipment. Yet the defense industry is worried about its future. When trade unions look to […]


German coalition bickers over arms exports

German coalition bickers over arms exports

German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel is raising hackles among conservatives in the coalition government with plans to tighten rules on arms exports, amid tit-for-tat sanctions between the West and Russia. “If you’re not very careful, (selling arms abroad) can very […]


German defence minister backs use of armed drones

German defence minister backs use of armed drones

Germany’s defence minister said Tuesday she wants the armed forces to be able to use armed drones under certain conditions. A day before lawmakers debate the controversial issue, Ursula von der Leyen told Wednesday’s edition of the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper […]


Lockheed, MBDA Push MEADS Program at Berlin Show

Lockheed, MBDA Push MEADS Program at Berlin Show

At the ILA Berlin Air Show, MBDA and Lockheed Martin business leaders celebrated 10 years of development cooperation on the MEADSTM program. A definitive $3.4B USD contract was awarded that represented the three partner nations’ commitment to the development of […]


Eurofighter Unveils Major Upgrade Package

Eurofighter Unveils Major Upgrade Package

Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH chose the 2014 ILA Berlin Air Show to unveil details of a major capability enhancement package which secures the Eurofighter Typhoon’s position as the most powerful and reliable swing-role/multi-role combat aircraft currently available. Briefing media and delegates […]


MEADS Key for German Air Defense, Backers Say

MEADS Key for German Air Defense, Backers Say

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) development results will enable Germany to build its future air and missile defense system. This was underscored by Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson and MBDA Germany Managing Director Thomas Homberg […]


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 […]


 
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