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Rheinmetall Teams with Polish Partner to Develop New Wheeled Armored Vehicle

Rheinmetall Teams with Polish Partner to Develop New Wheeled Armored Vehicle

Rheinmetall is set to play an important role in developing a new wheeled armored vehicle for the Polish armed forces. Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV) has just signed a cooperation agreement with Polish defence contractor Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa SA […]


Germany, France to Jointly Develop ‘Leopard 3′ Tank

Germany, France to Jointly Develop ‘Leopard 3′ Tank

Germany and France are considering cooperation on developing a successor to the tank “Leopard 2.” The current model has been in service since 1979, and aging Bundeswehr equipment is currently in stark focus. The German Defense Ministry announced its plans […]


German Defense Reportedly Decides On “MEADS” Missile Defense System

German Defense Reportedly Decides On “MEADS” Missile Defense System

The “Süddeutsche Zeitung” (SZ), a leading German national daily, reported on Friday that Berlin’s defense ministry had decided to purchase the Medium Extended Air Defense System (Meads) developed by US defense giant Lockheed Martin in cooperation with German MBDA and […]


Britain, Germany and Turkey ground A400 military planes

Britain, Germany and Turkey ground A400 military planes

Paris: Britain, Germany and Turkey said Sunday they were temporarily grounding their Airbus A400M military transport planes after one crashed near Seville airport in southern Spain during a test flight. France, which has six of the planes, said it would […]


Israel to buy four patrol boats from Germany

Israel to buy four patrol boats from Germany

Israel signed a deal on Monday to buy four navy patrol boats from Germany’s ThyssenKrupp to protect its offshore gas installations, Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said. The deal, valued at 430 million euros ($480 million), will significantly improve the navy’s […]


PUMA Infantry Fighting Vehicle Enters Service with Bundeswehr

PUMA Infantry Fighting Vehicle Enters Service with Bundeswehr

Following painstaking development work, intensive testing by the country’s WTD technical centers, month after month of gruelling operation in conditions of extreme heat and cold abroad, and multiple field trials conducted by soldiers of the German Bundeswehr, the Puma infantry […]


Germany’s Schaeuble insists Greece war payments settled

Germany’s Schaeuble insists Greece war payments settled

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Tuesday that the issue of whether Germany should pay reparations to Greece for the Nazi occupation during World War II had been settled, while not denying the country’s moral responsibility. Athens’ new radical leftist […]


DoD to Restructure US Aviation Brigade In Germany

DoD to Restructure US Aviation Brigade In Germany

The Defense Department will restructure the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and subordinate units in Germany as part of the Army’s Aviation Restructuring Initiative in Europe, defense officials said today in a statement. The 12th CAB restructuring will reduce the U.S. […]


Rheinmetall to Upgrade NH90 Cockpit Trainer for the Bundeswehr

Rheinmetall to Upgrade NH90 Cockpit Trainer for the Bundeswehr

The German Bundeswehr is currently upgrading its helicopter training program with simulation technology from Rheinmetall. In March 2015 the Simulation and Training business unit of Rheinmetall Defence was awarded a contract from Germany’s BAAINBw defence procurement agency to upgrade all […]


 
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