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Rheinmetall to retrofit Germany’s fleet of Bergepanzer 3 armoured recovery vehicles with battlefield recovery equipment

Rheinmetall is modernizing the Bundeswehr’s fleet of Bergepanzer 3 armoured recovery vehicles, the BPz3. The move is in response to altered operational requirements. A contract to this effect has now been signed at the Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-service Support...

Upgraded Thales and Rheinmetall Electronics Simulators for Tiger Helicopters

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Armed forces need access to instruction and training resources based on the latest technologies. To make the right decisions at every decisive moment in the theatre of operations, they need to master ever more complex tactical situations in real time.  German and French Tiger helicopter...

Rheinmetall to supply Bundeswehr with tank ammunition

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The Bundeswehr has awarded Rheinmetall a major contract for tank ammunition. Encompassing 13,000 rounds of 120mm x 570 DM88 ammunition, the order is worth €21.4 million, including value added tax. Delivery begins in November 2018, and should be complete by the end of the...

Rheinmetall transfers state-of-the-art trucks to the Bundeswehr

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The transfer to the Bundeswehr of twenty factory-fresh military trucks in Munich marks the start of a new chapter in the history of German Army logistics. The Bundeswehr’s fleet will be steadily augmented by a total of up to 2,271 new trucks, which will...

U.S. Marine Corps awards Rheinmetall production order for MK281 MOD3 40mm practice ammunition

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The United States Marine Corps has just contracted with Rheinmetall to produce and deliver 40mm practice ammunition. The ammunition, specifically the 40mm x 53 MK281 MOD3 High Velocity Practice Day/Night Marking Cartridge, will be produced in Camden, Arkansas and shipped from American Rheinmetall Munitions...

Rheinmetall modernizes British logistic vehicles fleet

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Rheinmetall, through its joint venture Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV), is supporting the programme to modernize part of the British military’s fleet of logistic vehicles with a new loading system. A total of 382 retrofit kits for the Enhanced Pallet Loading System, or EPLS,...

Surgical Strike Artillery

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Artillery systems, once considered more of an area weapon than a precision tool, are making ‘heads turn’ once again though GPS accuracy, digital target processing and advances in guidance and munitions. Artillery has traditionally held a special place in the combat arms. It is capable...

Rheinmetall to supply additional Argus soldier systems to the Canadian Armed Forces

The Canadian Armed Forces have exercised options under the Integrated Soldier System Project (ISSP) to procure an additional 1,256 Rheinmetall Argus soldier systems, which will be delivered in 2019. This order is worth CAD22 million (€14.3 million). The Canadian government initially contracted with Rheinmetall to...

Multimillion-euro order for MASS naval countermeasures system

The Canadian Forces have awarded Rheinmetall an important follow-on contract. The Canadian Navy plans to expand the MASS countermeasure systems installed on its Halifax-class frigates. The order is worth about CAD20 million (€12 million). MASS (Multi Ammunition Softkill System) is an automated decoy system...

Future Trends to Watch

A number of trends are influencing the development of future combat vehicles. They will also shape efforts to upgrade existing vehicle fleets in order to extend their capabilities and to allow them to remain relevant as battlefields change. Current trends can perhaps be best be...

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