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The Dutch armed forces select Rheinmetall to modernize their Bergepanzer 3

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Rheinmetall is to modernize the Dutch military’s fleet of Bergepanzer 3 Büffel (‘buffalo’) armoured recovery vehicles. A contract to this effect was signed on 18 April 2019 at Soesterberg, a military base near Utrecht. In a first phase, four vehicles will undergo a combat...

Osiris: Rheinmetall to supply the Swiss Army’s new command simulator

Following a comprehensive evaluation by armasuisse, one of Switzerland’s four federal-level procurement agencies, Rheinmetall has won an order to supply a new command simulator for training the nation’s military leaders. The contract has been signed in February 2019. The new command simulator will be located...

Rheinmetall presses ahead with laser weapon technology

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Rheinmetall continues to make steady headway in the world of laser weapons, having recently completed a successful serious of comprehensive trials with a weapon station. In combination with a laser, the weapon station demonstrated its speed and precision in tests conducted in December 2018....

Force Protection is our Mission: Rheinmetall at IDEX 2019

IDEX 2019 takes place from 17 to 21 February in Abu Dhabi. True to the motto “Force Protection is our Mission”, Rheinmetall will be on hand with a representative selection of products from its extensive portfolio. The Group is allocating considerable space to its force...

PUMA, CV90 MKIV, KF41 LYNX and ASCOD to be Discussed at the Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe Conference

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Last month the Czech Ministry of Defence announced the four shortlisted candidates to replace its Army’s BVP-2 tracked armoured IFV Infantry Fighting Vehicle including PUMA, CV90 MKIV, LYNX KF 41 and ASCOD.  This contract will be the largest single military purchase for the Czech Armed...

Swedish Army orders Rheinmetall HX heavy trucks

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Rheinmetall has been awarded a contract from the Swedish armed forces to supply vehicles for transporting Patriot air defence systems made by Rheinmetall’s partner Raytheon. Starting in the first quarter of 2021, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) will supply Sweden with a total of...

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...

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