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Germany ups investment in NATO battalion in Lithuania

Germany will invest 110 million euros (US$127 million) in military infrastructure in Lithuania until 2021, its defence minister said Monday, on a visit to...

Franco-German treaty a step toward ‘European army’: Merkel

The leaders of France and Germany on Tuesday laid out their commitment to a future joint European Army, an idea that has sparked angry...
Rheinmetall’s Fox NBC reconnaissance vehicle

Rheinmetall and BAE Systems to Create a UK-based Land Systems Joint Venture

Rheinmetall and BAE Systems today announced that they have signed an agreement to create a joint UK-based military vehicle design, manufacturing and support business....

Germany: Arms Exports Approvals Down A Quarter

The Economy Ministry has reported a 23 percent downfall in arms exports approvals in 2018, one of the biggest in years. A moratorium on...

Germany Approves Frigate Export to Egypt

Spiegel Online, citing official documents, reported on January 2, 2019, that the German Federal Security Council has approved the export of a Meko 200...

Germany Orders RBS15 Anti-Ship Missile for New K130 class ships

Saab has received an order from its German partner Diehl Defence for the Anti-Ship Missile RBS15 Mk3 ship system. The order value is approx....

Clarity on the Future of British Troops in Germany

A year from now, Britain’s last combat troops based in Germany will have left, but some Army facilities once expected to close will now...

US Approves $1.4Bn Sale of Six C-130Js to Germany

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Germany of three (3) C-130J-30 aircraft and three (3) KC-130J...

Germany’s Rheinmetall wins Australia combat vehicle contract

German manufacturer Rheinmetall won a Aus$5.2 (US$4.1 billion) contract Wednesday to supply Australia with new armoured combat vehicles as Canberra boosts its defence capabilities. The...

Limited Number of Weapons In German Military Ready for Action: Report

German lawmakers are set to hear about how Germany's military, the Bundeswehr, has access to less than 50 percent of many major weapons systems....