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‘Hackers’ Give Orders to German Missile Battery

‘Hackers’ Give Orders to German Missile Battery

German-owned Patriot missiles stationed in Turkey were briefly taken over by hackers, according to media reports on Tuesday. The attack took place on anti-aircraft ‘Patriot’ missiles on the Syrian border. The American-made weapons had been stationed there by the Bundeswehr […]


Eurofighter CEO Welcomes RUSI Report On Airpower

Eurofighter Typhoon Secure Airspace during the World Economic Forum 2015 in Davos

Eurofighter’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has welcomed a new report by the UK’s Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) to be launched today in London (July 6th) as ‘positive and encouraging’. Alberto Gutierrez says the RUSI […]


German Minister Calls for More NATO Defense Spending

German Minister Calls for More NATO Defense Spending

Germany’s Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has urged NATO states to adhere to the two-percent target for military spending. She was speaking on the 60th anniversary of West Germany joining the alliance. Speaking in Berlin on Tuesday, von der […]


Puma Infantry Fighting Vehicle Enters Bundeswehr Service

Puma Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)

Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) formally handed over the Puma infantry fighting vehicle to the German Bundeswehr today, the most advanced system of its kind anywhere. One of the world’s most ambitious projects in the field of army technology thus […]


Exercise Saber Strike 15 begins in Poland

German soldiers explore an M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank at the Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area in Poland, June 8, 2015.

DRAWSKO POMORSKIE TRAINING AREA, Poland: Standing in an open field, a sea of Soldiers salute four different flags flying side-by-side. Despite being from different countries, the raising of the flags represents the beginning of a historic training exercise amongst allies. […]


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 […]


 
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