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Rheinmetall will supply Bundeswehr with simulation technology for Puma IFV

BERLIN, (BM) - Rheinmetall will soon be supplying the German Bundeswehr with simulation technology that will enable highly realistic training of mechanized infantry units equipped with the Puma IFV, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Rheinmetall

The Australian Government Has Chosen German Fighting Vehicle

SIDNEY, (BM) - Rheinmetall is pleased to confirm the Lynx KF41 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) has been selected by the Commonwealth of Australia to compete in the Risk Mitigation Activity (RMA) trials for the $15 billion LAND 400 Phase 3 program, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Lynx KF41 is a next generation tracked,

Germany Has Displayed the Mission Master UGV, Armed with the WARMATE

BERLIN, (BM) - One of the most innovative systems on display at this year’s MSPO exhibition is the latest version of the Mission Master UGV from Rheinmetall, armed with the WARMATE Loitering Munition System, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: The U.S. Air Force Wants to Buy Launchers Similar to Russian S-300

Rheinmetall Has Developed New 60mm Mortar for Infantry and Special Forces

DUSSELDORF, (BM) - Rheinmetall has developed the new "RSG60," a 60mm mortar for infantry and special forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. A few quick manual adjustments turn the 15.8 kg standard infantry version into a commando mortar weighing just 6.8 kg, with no need for tools. This makes the RSG60 a two-in-one solution, the company said in

Rheinmetall Group Reported Second Quarter 2019 Net Sales of €2,8 Bn

BERLIN, (BM) - The Rheinmetall Group in Düsseldorf ended the first half of 2019 with increased sales, another improvement in consolidated operating earnings and a higher operating margin, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according company statement. This performance is being driven by the technology group’s Defence sector, which is achieving

UK based Land Systems Joint Venture to Be Established by Rheinmetall and BAE Systems

TELFORD, the UK (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Rheinmetall and BAE Systems announced this Monday (21st January 2019) that the companies have signed a contract for establishing a joint military vehicle design, manufacturing and support business based in the United Kingdom, learned BulgarianMilitary.com For that purpose Rheinmetall will buy a 55%

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

Berlin Police Received a Survivor R Special Operations Vehicle of Rheinmetall

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (BulgarianMilitary.com) - A heavily protected Survivor R special operations vehicle of Rheinmetall has been formally received by the Berlin Police Department as reported by the company last week, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The vehicle was ordered in September 2017 as part of a package of counterterrorism measures. It is…

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…

The $60 Million Facility Proposal of NIOA and Rheinmetall Waiting for Final Approval

BRISBANE, Australia (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The largest Australian privately-owned company supplying weapons, ammunition and technical support to commercial, military and law enforcement markets NIOA announced on 19th October 2018 today that the Federal Government would support a proposal for the establishment of an advanced $60 Million forging…

A €20 Million Fieldguard Systems Contract Signed by Rheinmetall

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 10, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: en.wikipedia.org The photo shows an ASTROS 2020 operated by the Brazilian Army. The Düsseldorf-based high-tech group Rheinmetall and its Swiss subsidiary Rheinmetall Air Defence have signed €20 Million Fieldguard Systems contract for delivery…

Rheinmetall Announced a Follow-on MASS Contract Awarded by the Canadian Forces

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (BulgarianMilitary.com), June 25, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Rheinmetall On 20th June 2018 Rheinmetall announced that the company has received a follow-on MASS contract from the Canadian Forces for the expansion of the MASS (Multi Ammunition Softkill System) countermeasure systems installed on the Canadian…

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…

Rheinmetall’s Lynx

The firm first introduced this concept in 2006 via its Boxer multi-role eight-wheel drive armoured vehicles. This vehicle has since been fielded by Germany, Lithuania and the Netherlands, and has seen service in Afghanistan. In June 2016 at the Eurosatory exhibition held in Paris, Rheinmetall took the Modular AFV concept to a new level presenting…

Singapore Continues Next-Generation AFV Evaluation

This development was initiated in 2006 and is well on its way to the scheduled in-service date of 2019. The design is unconventional in that, like the Rheinmetall Puma Infantry Fighting Vehicle, the commander, gunner, driver and eight embarked infantry are positioned in the same well-protected hull compartment. The weapons station is fully…

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