Tag Archives: Bundeswehr

Rheinmetall Kodiak to be the Bundeswehr’s new combat engineer vehicle – order worth around €295 million

Rheinmetall has scored another major success with its Kodiak armoured engineer vehicle. The German Bundeswehr has awarded the Düsseldorf-based technology group an order for new combat engineer systems. On 14 April 2021, the Budget Committee of the German Parliament approved the project. The Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology …

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KMW produces IVECO Trakker cabs for the Bundeswehr

Photo courtesy KMW

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has been commissioned by IVECO Defence Vehicles S.p.A. to produce the driver’s cabs of GTF2 protected transport vehicles on the IVECO Trakker basis. In total, the order involves a production volume of 224 protected cabs from KMW with an option for a further 824 truck cabs. KMW …

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Multimillion-euro contract goes to Rheinmetall: Bundeswehr issues new call-offs for MELLS guided missiles and integrated command and launch units from framework contract

 The German Bundeswehr has placed a new order for the cutting-edge MELLS antitank guided missile system with EuroSpike GmbH, a joint venture of Rheinmetall and its partners Diehl Defence and Rafael. Another 666 guided missiles and 82 integrated command and launch units have been called off from the existing framework …

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Rheinmetall to supply the Bundeswehr with two additional cargo hold simulators for the Airbus A400M European transport aircraft

The German Air Force continues to count on Rheinmetall’s cutting-edge simulation expertise for training its A400M Military transport aircraft personnel. In January 2021 the A400M’s maker, Airbus, contracted with Rheinmetall Electronics to supply not just one but two additional training simulators for the European A400M. Earmarked for German air bases …

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Rheinmetall to supply Bundeswehr with additional logistic vehicles

Rheinmetall Bundeswehr truck

Germany’s Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-service Support, or BAAINBw, has placed an order with Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) for a further 1,401 military trucks with a gross total value of €543 million. The trucks come under the Bundeswehr rubric of Unprotected Transport Vehicles, or UTFs. …

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Rheinmetall books order for second lot of trucks

Bundeswehr to buy 252 unprotected transport vehicles under framework contract The German Bundeswehr has awarded Rheinmetall an order for 252 unprotected transport vehicles with payloads of five and fifteen tonnes. This order falls under the framework agreement concluded in 2017 for more than 2,200 state-of-the-art military trucks. The order value …

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