German Defence News
Hungary has signed an agreement with the German concern Rheinmetall to create a joint venture that will produce the latest Lynx combat vehicle, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The coronavirus has not yet been completely defeated, but the military-industrial complex is already counting profits and losses, states are making adjustments to plans and making cautious forecasts.
The military-industrial enterprises of Germany and France intend, if possible, to abandon American technologies in the production of military equipment, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the German edition Welt am Sonntag reports.
The German concern Rheinmetall has presented a video demonstrating the latest smooth-bore 130mm tank gun, which is sometimes seen as a response to the appearance of the Russian T-14 tank, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The USA is withdrawing 11.9 thousand troops from Germany. Pentagon chief Mark Esper announced this on July 29 at a press conference, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The network has a video of a new version of the British main tank Challenger 2, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the YouTube channel of the German concern Rheinmetall Defense.
The German government has agreed to provide Egypt with another German-built submarine. The case is considered controversial because of the violation of human rights by the Egyptian authorities and their participation in regional armed conflicts.
And the army, automatic and civilian, self-loading variants were presented simultaneously. The SIG MCX assault rifle was primarily created to meet the requirements of special operations forces and quickly became known in the world of firearms.
The SIG SAUER 716i TREAD rifle is a lightweight forged aluminum top receiver with Nitride coating and Picatinny rail profile. Rifle with direct gas exhaust system and barrel made of carbon steel.
The budget committee of the German parliament approved the allocation of funding for the purchase of new missiles for the German Armed Forces MLRS-2 MLRS and the modernization of the Patriot air defense system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
With regard to reliability and accuracy, the SIG Sauer P226 has become a true legend for almost 40 years of production history and until recently, this model was in service with special units, such as US Navy seals or Special Air Service (SAS) Great Britain.
Airbus received a contract for the supply and integration of 115 Captor-E radars for the German and Spanish Eurofighter fleets. The agreement was signed shortly after Berlin and Madrid approved the installation of the radar.
The US Department of Defense deliberately slows down the process of withdrawing part of the military contingent from Germany, which was previously announced by US President Donald Trump, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The Bulgarian Ministry of Defense (MoD) begins negotiations with the German company Lursen for the construction of two modular patrol ships for the needs of the Navy, with the project costing nearly BGN 1 billion .
When withdrawing US troops from Germany, the United States should also remove non-strategic nuclear weapons, said Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova at a briefing on June 11, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Such a radical business decision is to be dictated by increasing restrictions in the field of sporting weapons and the civilian market in Germany, but also by the possible preference of other brands of weapons when supplying German police formations and the army.
The German Navy resolved the difficulties that had arisen with the latest NH90 Sea Lion multi-purpose helicopter. Flight operations should begin on June 25th, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The US government did not notify the German authorities of the decision to reduce the number of US military deployed in Germany, which can be considered a provocation, the German newspaper Der Spiegel reported on June 6
Germany’s intention to abandon nuclear participation in NATO is “at the very core of the transatlantic idea,” the authors say. Such an act on the part of Berlin will become a "gross violation of traditions."
In Germany, there is a fierce debate about updating the Air Force (Luftwaffe). The Federal Ministry of Defense will recommend to the Bundestag to acquire about 150 fighter jets in the near future.