German Defence News
Rheinmetall has announced that it has received a contract from an undisclosed NATO member state to supply modern 155mm artillery ammunition with increased range, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
The three strongest European countries - Britain, France, and Germany - are beginning to produce a new European tank of the next generation. The source of information is the Russian edition of Popular Mechanics.
With a total of 53 copies ordered, Germany's armed forces are the largest users of the turboprop transporter. Airbus sees itself on course - and still has big plans for the A400M.
The reason is the embargo announced by the federal government on the sale of drones to Saudi Arabia, which was one of its clients, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
The French procurement authority Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA), has ordered the first series of the MK82-EP, which intends for the Mirage 2000 and Rafale fighter jets
Germany will increase its defense budget by around 3 percent next year. However, Berlin continues to spend on military purchases well below the 2% NATO requirement.
That was an "attack with a flamethrower on the French doctrine," said the renowned French journalist Renaud Girard a week later in the Figaro. France has always preached European strategic autonomy.
MEPs from the German social democratic party, SPD, proposed the creation of a European military unit, subordinate to the EU institutions - the Commission and the European Parliament, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
Egypt will pay approximately 130m euros for nine patrol boats that were built for Saudi Arabia by German shipyard Lursen, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing the website boerse.de, which announced the news earlier this month.
The budget committee of the German parliament has agreed to spend up to 5.5 billion euros to acquire a party of 38 new Eurofighter Typhoon fighters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
Against the background of military conflicts in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, quiet political-military diplomacy is being conducted on the European continent at the request of Greece, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
In Germany, secret exercises were held to practice military operations using nuclear weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing several German media reports. The journalists specified that no shells were used in the training tests.
It is about the German concern Flensburger Fahrzeugbau Gesellschaft and its innovative fighting machine Genesis, which was recently presented In Flensburg, Germany.
Diehl has announced that it has concluded an agreement with the German Air Force for the supply of an unspecified number of GBU-54 LJDAM guided bombs weighing 225 kg.
According to the information, the announcement for the conduct of the 61st round of talks, which have been frozen since March 2016, will most likely take place in the coming days
The Haenel Defense MK 556 Gen2 rifle won the prestigious procedure for the basic armament of German infantry soldiers - at least this is what the preliminary reports of the German press agency DPA show, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The German Air Force will soon be buying new combat aircraft. In all likelihood, this also includes some copies of the EA-18G Growler - the EW version of the F / A-18 Super Hornet.
At 7 am on 10 September the German frigate Hamburg assigned to Operation EUNAVFOR MED Irini blocked and inspected the freighter Royal Diamond 7 in international waters on suspicion that the its cargo violated the arms embargo on Libya.
Having adopted the Heckler & Koch G 3 assault rifle in the Bundeswehr in 1958, Germany for a long time remained practically the only country that had as its main rifle, designed to use cartridges of 7.62 × 51 mm caliber.
Scientific and technological progress is preparing us for another revolution in the field of naval weapons: in the foreseeable future, the classic diesel-electric submarine will be replaced by submarines with so-called anaerobic or "air-independent" power plants