Rheinmetall confirmed in a press release on 18th August that they had signed a joint venture agreement with the Hungarian government for the establishment of an armored vehicle factory in… Continue reading "Hungary signs €2B deal with Rheinmetall for the production of 218 Lynx IFVs"
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A House of Commons Defence Committee hearing on 7 July revealed that the British Army is looking into a gun launched anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) as part of the Challenger… Continue reading "Gun Launched ATGM for Challenger 2 LEP?"
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Rheinmetall has announced that the British Armed Forces has ordered four Mission Master unmanned ground vehicles. The four Mission Masters are of the Mission Master – Cargo variant, and are… Continue reading "Britain Orders Cargo Mission Master Unmanned Ground Vehicles"
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Rheinmetall Defence Australia have announced the formation of Autonomous Combat Warrior (ACW) in collaboration with a number of Australian government and private research entities. The aim is to develop technology… Continue reading "Australian Rheinmetall Launch Autonomous Combat Warrior"
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At the 27th annual MSPO Expo in Poland, Bumar-Labedy Company had shown its modernization of the Polish Leopard 2A4 MBT named the Leopard 2PL. The Polish variant of the tank… Continue reading "Polish Leopard 2 Modernization Meets Dead End"
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Rheinmetall has been contracted by the Bundeswehr to conduct drivetrain upgrades for the Marder 1A5 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) to extend their service life. Valued at 110 million Euro, the… Continue reading "Rheinmetall Wins Service Life Extension Tender for Marder IFV"
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The Polish Armament Inspectorate’s ‘technical dialogue’ to acquire tank destroyers in their Ottokar-Brzoza program has been expanded to include both tracked and wheeled contenders following an earlier requirement solely for… Continue reading "Polish Tank Destroyer Requirement Expands To Wheeled and Tracked"
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Rheinmetall announced on 13 January, that the Bundeswehr had ordered 1,000 HX trucks from them at the end of December 2019. The order is valued at €382 million ($425.27 million),… Continue reading "More Rheinmetall Trucks for the Bundeswehr"
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Rheinmetall Protection Systems, and its joint venture partner Unified Business Technologies, have been awarded a $11 million USD contract for testing of their StrikeShield active protection system (APS) beginning in… Continue reading "Rheinmetall StrikeShield APS to be Tested by US Army for Stryker"
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With the passing of the submission date on October 1, two contenders initially emerged for the US Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) programme. OMFV, previously known as the Next… Continue reading "Lynx 41 Disqualified for Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle"