Browsing Tag

Germany

Rheinmetall Boasted of a Multi-Million-Euro Order from the Bundeswehr

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, 18 December 2018, Rheinmetall boasted of a multi-million-euro order from the Bundeswehr, under which the company will retrofit the German fleet of Bergepanzer 3 armoured recovery vehicles, the BPz3, with battlefield recovery equipment due to changed operational requirements, learned

Can Israel keep its position as one of the top UAS exporter?

JERUSALEM, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The saying "Troubles come in packages" has been recently proven to be very true. An Israeli company lost two major tenders for the supply of advanced UAS. The total loss is estimated at 1.2 billion U.S $. But that is just the introduction to a very serious issue that Israeli companies have and will…

Kerch Strait Incident Resulted in Court Orders and International Criticism

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today, Russian state media reported that the court in the city of Simferopol in Crimea, which was deciding today on a pre-trial measure for the 24 Ukrainian sailors captured by Russia in Kerch Strait on Sunday, has ordered one of them to be under arrest for two months on charges of illegally…

Russian Inspectors Visit NATO-led Exercises in Europe

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – In the period between 12 and 16 November, a group of Russian inspectors is set to visit envisaged regions in Norway, Poland and Germany, in order to perform military activity assessments. This information was published today by the Russia’s Defence Ministry, referring to a statement made by…

Rheinmetall and Rohde & Schwarz with Intentions to Digitize the German Army

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Rheinmetall and Rohde & Schwarz move into position to digitize the Bundeswehr (the unified armed forces of Germany and their civil administration and procurement authorities) through the newly founded joint venture RRS-MITCOS. That was announced by Rheinmetall Defence on 30th October 2018, learned…

German Air Force and Hensoldt to Test a New Sensing Technology in Southern Germany

COLOGNE, Germany (BulgarianMilitary.com) — The German Air Force and the global pioneer of technology and innovation in the area of defence and security electronics Hensoldt intend to deploy and test a new sensing technology in southern Germany, which is developed to target enemy aircraft without pilots knowing they are being tracked, learned…

If Approved All Europeans Will be Able to Serve in the Bundeswehr

BERLIN, Germany (BulgarianMilitary.com), 23 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: wikipedia.org It is being discussed by the Bundeswehr the possibility of giving the citizens of the European member states the right to serve in the Bundeswehr due to staff shortage. If this option is approved, all Europeans will be able to serve in…

Norway and Germany to Collaborate under a Naval Strike Missile Contract

KONGSBERG, Norway (BulgarianMilitary.com), June 22, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace AS (Naval Strike Missile) Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace AS (Norway) announced on 20th June that it has signed a contract with the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency at the amount of 220M NOK (EUR 23.31 million) for a…

The Final H145 Is Delivered to Norsk Luftambulanse AS

DONAUWÖRTH (Germany), May 3, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Airbus (H135 Helionix) The final H145 helicopter has been delivered to Norsk Luftambulanse AS (NOLAS) – the air rescue operator of Norway, announced from Airbus Helicopters on 2nd May 2018. After this final delivery the Airbus fleet of NOLAS numbers total of eight H145 and…

Rheinmetall Offers Its Armoured Vehicles Lynx to the Czech Army

DÜSSELDORF (Germany), April 25, 2018, Text: Bm News Team, Photo: Rheinmetall Rheinmetall has offered its armoured fighting vehicles Lynx to the Czech Army for its planned replacement of the BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) dated from the 1980s, reported Shephard Media. This was announced by Rheinmetall AG last week on 17th April.…

Rheinmetall‘s Advanced Air Defence Technology Goes to an Asian Customer

DÜSSELDORF (Germany), April 23, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Rheinmetall Rheinmetall‘s advanced air defence technology will go to an Asian customer under an order at the amount of over €100 million. This was announced from the Company on 23rd April. This month, an Asian nation has signed a contract with Rheinmetall for supply…

The German Tornados’ Night Vision Issue Is not Solved Yet

COLOGNE (Germany), April 12, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images The Federal Ministry of Defence announced that the night vision capability is still an issue for the German Tornado aircrafts and that delay is expected to last at least through 2018, reported Defense News. On one hand, the current display…

The Barbaros-Class Multipurpose Frigates of Turkey are to be Modernized

ANKARA (Turkey), April 11, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Ebrahim Hamid/AFP/Getty Images Four of the most modern frigates of the Turkish Navy - the Turkish Barbaros-class multipurpose frigates are to undergo half life-cycle full modernization by 2025, reported Defense News. The modernization project will be implemented by a…

New Joint MPA in the Plans of France and Germany

LONDON (the United Kingdom), April 10, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: EUNAVFOR On 27th April, the defence ministers of Germany and France will sign a letter of intent that covers a program for joint development of a maritime patrol aircraft (MPA), reported FlightGlobal. This "European solution" for renewal of the MPA fleets of…

CH-53K Is Already in Germany for ILA Berlin Air Show 2018

HOLZDORF (Germany), April 4, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Lance Cpl. Molly Hampton/ U.S. Marine Corps On 28th March Lockheed Martin announced the arrival of the Sikorsky CH-53K helicopter in Holzdorf (Germany) for its upcoming debut at the international exhibition on aviation and space travel ILA Berlin Air Show 2018 from 25th…

Environmental Protective Covers for the German NH90s

WREXHAM (UK), April 2, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Shephard Media Air Covers, the leading company in design and manufacturing of advanced aircraft covers, has been awarded a contract for provision of environmental protective covers for the NH90 medium class military helicopters of the Federal Defence Forces of Germany (The…

Two A400Ms Delivered in a Day to Two Different Countries

SEVILLE (Spain), March 26, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo by Africandefence.net On the 22nd March Airbus Defence and Space SAS announced their latest delivery of two A400Ms to two different European countries in one day – Germany and France. Such a delivery in one single day to two different nations is the first in the history of the…

Kongdberg and thyssenkrupp form new JV kta Naval Systems

Norwegian company Kongsberg and Germany-based thyssenkrupp Marine Systems have established a new joint venture (JV) firm known as kta Naval Systems The newly formed company is set to develop, manufacture and maintain combat systems as an exclusive supplier for thyssenkrupp submarines. kta Naval Systems will be operated through Kongsberg’s…