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Germany Considers acquiring Missile Defense Shield from the United States or Israel
Air Weapon / Missile

Germany Considers acquiring Missile Defense Shield from the United States or Israel

Chancellor Olaf Scholz has stated that Germany is considering purchasing anti-missile defence systems in reaction to Russia.

Egypt builds the fourth MEKO A200 Frigate
Navy / Maritime

Egypt builds the fourth MEKO A200 Frigate

Egypt is building a 4000-ton MEKO A200 frigate locally at Alexandria shipyard in cooperation with Germany's ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) Group under a contract signed in 2019 to purchase four frigates with technology transfer.

OCCAR has awarded Airbus the upgrade of 60 Tiger
Air Modernisation

OCCAR has awarded Airbus the upgrade of 60 Tiger

OCCAR has awarded a contract to Airbus for the development, production, and initial in-service support of the Tiger MkIII attack helicopter upgrade programme.

Ukraine wants to order corvettes and submarines from Germany
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Ukraine wants to order corvettes and submarines from Germany

The Ukrainian Ambassador in Berlin, Andriy Melnyk, said that his country wants to acquire corvettes and submarines from Germany.

A400M Becomes “Mothership” for UAVs
Air Unmanned Systems

A400M Becomes “Mothership” for UAVs

An A400M successfully air-launched a Do-DT25 drone from its rear cargo ramp door.

Historical Switch from Germany
Bilateral Relations

Historical Switch from Germany

Germany changed its negative stance on military aid to Ukraine. Before Russia invaded Ukraine, it objected to military assistance to this country.

Rheinmetall Unveils Lynx 120 Fire Support Variant
Land

Rheinmetall Unveils Lynx 120 Fire Support Variant

German Defence Company Rheinmetall announced a mechanized fire support variant of the Lynx infantry fighting vehicle on Friday.

 Baltic nations send US-made Stingers, Javelins to Ukraine while Germany Resists
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Baltic nations send US-made Stingers, Javelins to Ukraine while Germany Resists

The Baltic states will send “Stinger” and “Javelin” missile systems and various individual equipment to help Ukraine strengthen its defences. Estonia will provide Javelin anti-tank missiles, while Lithuania and Latvia will provide Stinger anti-aircraft missiles and adjacent equipment.

Rheinmetall Wins Bundeswehr’s 120mm Mortar Modernization and Ammunition Order
Weapon / Missile Modernisation

Rheinmetall Wins Bundeswehr’s 120mm Mortar Modernization and Ammunition Order

Bundeswehr has awarded Rheinmetall to supply 120mm mortar ammunition and modernise its mortar systems in service for €27 million,

Israel and Germany Signed long-Waited $3.4B Submarine Acquisition Deal
Navy / Maritime

Israel and Germany Signed long-Waited $3.4B Submarine Acquisition Deal

Israel agreed with Germany to acquire three Dakar-class (originally Dolphin class) submarines, the first of which will be delivered within nine years.

Israel’s Notorious Submarine Deal Near Ink
Navy / Maritime

Israel’s Notorious Submarine Deal Near Ink

Israel is ready to sign the “submarine affair,” or “Case 3000”, a three-submarine procurement deal.

Germany discuss the f-35 Acquisition plan
Air

Germany discuss the f-35 Acquisition plan

Germany plans to replace its Luftwaffe’s ageing Tornado fleet. the F-35 and Eurofighter Electronic Combat Role (ECR) are the most probable options.

Merkel’s Last Greenlight is for Three MEKO A200 Frigates to Egypt
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

Merkel’s Last Greenlight is for Three MEKO A200 Frigates to Egypt

According to Der Spiegel, former Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government agreed to sell three MEKO A200 frigates to Egypt.

German Company Hensoldt Equips TB2
Unmanned Systems Sensors

German Company Hensoldt Equips TB2

According to the Greek antinews. gr website, Germany is selling its detection and sensor systems ARGOS II HDT to Turkey to be put on Tb2.