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The German Government Lift Embargo to Saudi Arabia
Bilateral Relations

The German Government Lift Embargo to Saudi Arabia

According to media reports on Thursday, Germany's coalition government has approved new arms export deals with Saudi Arabia.

Rheinmetall and UVision announce first order for HERO loitering munitions from a NATO country
Ammunition Unmanned Systems

Rheinmetall and UVision announce first order for HERO loitering munitions from a NATO country

Germany’s Rheinmetall and Israel’s UVision will supply HERO loitering munitions to a significant European NATO country special force.

Slovakia will receive 15 Leopard 2A4 tanks from Germany
Bilateral Relations

Slovakia will receive 15 Leopard 2A4 tanks from Germany

The Slovak and German Ministry of Defence signed an agreement to enhance military cooperation.

Germany delivered the first PzH 2000 howitzer to the György Klapka
Weapon / Missile

Germany delivered the first PzH 2000 howitzer to the György Klapka

KMW delivered the Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzers as part of a $1.8 billion contract signed on December 19, 2018.

German self-propelled howitzers in Ukraine are showing signs of wear
Weapon / Missile

German self-propelled howitzers in Ukraine are showing signs of wear

According to Spiegel , some of the Panzerhaubitzen PzH-2000 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzers, need repairs after intensive fighting.

Germany to Acquire F-35 and Munition with $8.4 Billion Price Tag
Air Ammunition Bilateral Relations

Germany to Acquire F-35 and Munition with $8.4 Billion Price Tag

The US State Department approved FMS to Germany of F-35 Aircraft, Munitions, and related equipment for an estimated cost of $8.4 billion.

Airbus’ A400M to fight Fires
Air

Airbus’ A400M to fight Fires

During a flight test campaign in Spain, Airbus successfully tested a removable firefighting demonstrator kit on the A400M new-generation airlifter.

Ejection Seat Malfunction Grounds Eurofighters
Air

Ejection Seat Malfunction Grounds Eurofighters

The German, British and Spanish air forces suspended Typhoon flights due to a statement from Martin-Baker's notification about the Mk16A-EF ejection seat.

Rheinmetall Unveils Boxer Cobra Bridgelayer Wheeled Armoured Vehicle
Land

Rheinmetall Unveils Boxer Cobra Bridgelayer Wheeled Armoured Vehicle

Rheinmetall developed a bridge layer version of Boxer to launch bridges up to Military Load Classification MLC 50 and/or 15 meters in length.

Greece to Modernise Military Corps at the Turkish Border
Land Modernisation

Greece to Modernise Military Corps at the Turkish Border

Greece to modernise its armt with Marder 1A3, Leopard 2 A4 and Leopard 1 A5 MBT as well as 205 Rheinmetall Lynx KF-41 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) .

France, Germany, and Sweden launch a new medium airlifter program
Air

France, Germany, and Sweden launch a new medium airlifter program

France, Germany, and Sweden signed an agreement to launch the FMTC program, which intends to deliver an air lifter between C-130 Hercules and A400M.

Rheinmetall Develops 30mm Airburst Ammunition for the US Navy
Ammunition

Rheinmetall Develops 30mm Airburst Ammunition for the US Navy

Rheinmetall starts developing new medium-calibre ammunition for the US Navy. The order has a volume of USD 14.3 million.

ILA 2022: German Navy Confirms Interest in MAWS
Navy / Maritime Air Expo and Air Show

ILA 2022: German Navy Confirms Interest in MAWS

The Commander of the German Navy stated that the country maintains its interest in the joint Franco-German development program of the new MAWS.

TKMS Wants to Build New Submarines and Corvettes for Germany
Navy / Maritime Defence Politics

TKMS Wants to Build New Submarines and Corvettes for Germany

Germany invited the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) bid for additional submarines and corvettes.