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Israel Takes Delivery of New Hi-Tech German Submarine

Israel Takes Delivery of New Hi-Tech German Submarine

The Israeli military announced on Tuesday it has taken delivery from Germany of a new submarine, the most sophisticated in its fleet. A third of the cost of the new Dolphin 2 class sub was borne by Germany as part […]


NATO Looking to Step Up Protection In Eastern Europe

NATO Looking to Step Up Protection In Eastern Europe

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is meeting this Thursday and Friday to go over ways to offer better protection in Eastern Europe. The military alliance is considering the creation of a rapid reaction force. This summit will probably be […]


Germany to send anti-tank weapons, rifles to Iraqi Kurds

Germany to send anti-tank weapons, rifles to Iraqi Kurds

Germany will send anti-tank rocket launchers, rifles and hand grenades to support Iraqi Kurds battling ISIS militants fighting for the Islamic State, the defence ministry announced Sunday. The move followed a meeting of ministers led by Chancellor Angela Merkel in […]


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 […]


 
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