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Rheinmetall to Modernize South Africa’s Air Defense

Rheinmetall to Modernize South Africa’s Air Defense

Rheinmetall AG of Düsseldorf has just booked another important order in the field of military air defence. The Republic of South Africa has decided to embark on a thoroughgoing modernization of its existing air defence systems. The contract was signed […]


Indonesia Orders Tracked Armoured Vehicles From Rheinmetall

Indonesia Orders Tracked Armoured Vehicles From Rheinmetall

The Indonesian Ministry of Defence has contracted with the Rheinmetall Group of Düsseldorf to supply it with tracked armoured vehicles, logistical support and ammunition worth roughly €216 million. The contract, which was signed in December 2012, now comes into full […]


Rheinmetall, MAN announce military deal in Australia

Rheinmetall, MAN announce military deal in Australia

German defence technology group Rheinmetall said on Tuesday its military vehicles joint venture with truck maker MAN had landed a 1.1-billion-euro ($1.45-billion) contract in Australia. “The Australian Defence Force has contracted with Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) to supply it […]


New Trucks for NZ Defence Force

New Trucks for NZ Defence Force

Defence Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman today announced the purchase of 200 new trucks for the New Zealand Defence Force. In a $135 million project, the government is purchasing Rheinmetall-MAN military vehicles to replace the old NZDF Unimog and heavier Mercedes […]


Rheinmetall Delivers Gladius Soldier System

Rheinmetall Delivers Gladius Soldier System

Rheinmetall formally transferred its new IdZ-ES future soldier system to the German Bundeswehr on 7 March 2013. Short for “Infanterist der Zukunft – Erweitertes System” or “Future Soldier – Expanded System”, IdZ-ES is also known as the “Gladius”. The handover […]


Rheinmetall Exhibits AMPV at IDEX

Rheinmetall Exhibits AMPV at IDEX

Outstanding levels of tactical, operational and strategic mobility, compelling combat effectiveness and maximum survivability are key requirements imposed on modern military vehicles today – whether they are designed primarily for combat, command and control, mission-specific roles or transport. In contemporary […]


Dutch Extend Rheinmetall Ammunition Contract

Dutch Extend Rheinmetall Ammunition Contract

The Rheinmetall Group of Düsseldorf and the Dutch armed forces have agreed to extend an existing agreement for the supply of various ammunition types in close cooperation between Rheinmetall and the Netherlands. The new 7-year agreement runs to the end […]


Rheinmetall Successfully Tests 50kw High-Energy Laser Weapon

Rheinmetall Successfully Tests 50kw High-Energy Laser Weapon

Rheinmetall has successfully tested its new 50kW high-energy weapon technology demonstrator. Conducted at the end of November, the test encompassed the entire operational sequence from target detection and tracking to target engagement. Building on a 123-year heritage, the Düsseldorf, Germany-based […]


Rheinmetall Delivers MANTIS Air Defence System to the German Air Force

Rheinmetall Delivers MANTIS Air Defence System to the German Air Force

The German Air Force took formal delivery today of the Rheinmetall-made MANTIS air defence system at a ceremony in Husum, Germany, home of Air Defence Missile Squadron 1 “Schleswig-Holstein”. Bodo Garbe, a member of the Executive Board of Rheinmetall Defence, […]


 
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