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High-altitude “eye in the sky” from Rheinmetall to protect forward operating base – order worth over €21 million

The German Bundeswehr has ordered a tethered balloon-based area reconnaissance system worth €21 million for protecting a forward operating base in Niger. Group subsidiary Rheinmetall Canada will be in charge of integrating the surveillance balloon’s sensors into the existing military C4I architecture. The system – also known as an aerostat …

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