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Germany to Retire Tiger Helicopter by 2038
Air

Germany to Retire Tiger Helicopter by 2038

Germany announced that Tiger attack helicopters will be retired by 2038 to replace the H145M Light Attack Helicopters.

Germany Goes for 8.5 Billion USD Acquisition with Chinook
Air

Germany Goes for 8.5 Billion USD Acquisition with Chinook

The US approved the FMS sale to Germany of CH-47F Chinook helicopters with a cost of $8.5 billion.

Eurofighter Typhoon Appoints Mezzanatto as New CEO
Air

Eurofighter Typhoon Appoints Mezzanatto as New CEO

Giancarlo Mezzanatto has been named CEO of Eurofighter GmbH, the corporation in charge of the Eurofighter Typhoon.

Airbus Controls UAV from a Tanker Aircraft
Air Unmanned Systems Communication

Airbus Controls UAV from a Tanker Aircraft

Airbus company’s subsidiary, Airbus UpNext, controlled UAVs from an A310 MRTT for Autonomous Formation Flight and Autonomous Air-to-Air refuelling (A4R).

Germany Delivered 18 Leopard 2A6 tanks to Ukraine
Land Bilateral Relations

Germany Delivered 18 Leopard 2A6 tanks to Ukraine

According to Der Spiegel Magazine, a total of 18 Leopard 2A6 Main Battle Tanks (MBT) have been delivered by Germany to Ukraine.

Germany's Space Unmanned System "Athena" Flies for the First Time
Air Space Unmanned Systems

Germany's Space Unmanned System "Athena" Flies for the First Time

Bundeswehr's turbojet-powered unmanned space aircraft demonstrator "Athena" completed its initial flight tests in the autumn of 2022.

Germany May Approve the Purchase of the Israeli Arrow 3 anti-missile system
Weapon / Missile

Germany May Approve the Purchase of the Israeli Arrow 3 anti-missile system

According to the Jerusalem Post, Germany may approve the purchase of the Israeli Arrow 3 anti-missile system next week. The acquisition, which has been in negotiations for months, would provide Germany with an exoatmospheric anti-missile system.

FCMS Consortium led by HENSOLDT wins a €100 million contract at FCAS program
Air E/W Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Sensors

FCMS Consortium led by HENSOLDT wins a €100 million contract at FCAS program

The German consortium FCMS GbR, led by HENSOLDT, has been awarded a contract worth approximately 100 million euros.

German Navy Receives Final NH90 Sea Lion Helicopter
Air

German Navy Receives Final NH90 Sea Lion Helicopter

The last of 18 NH-90 Sea Lion naval multi-role transport helicopters were delivered to the Bundeswehr in Donauwörth on January 26, 2023.

Norway Acquire 54 Leopard 2A7 MBTs to Replace Its Ageing Tank Fleet
Land

Norway Acquire 54 Leopard 2A7 MBTs to Replace Its Ageing Tank Fleet

The Norwegian Army decided to purchase 54 new, modern Leopard 2A7 Main Battle Tanks with the option of purchasing an additional 18 tanks.

Hensoldt to Modernise Latin American Type 209
Navy / Maritime Sensors

Hensoldt to Modernise Latin American Type 209

Hensoldt will replace SERO 40 periscope of a Type 209 submarine belonging to an undisclosed navy in Latin America.

HENSOLDT Develops SIGINT Pod Demonstrator for Eurodrone
Unmanned Systems Sensors

HENSOLDT Develops SIGINT Pod Demonstrator for Eurodrone

HENSOLDT is to provide Eurodrone with signal intelligence (SIGINT) capability. The system will be based on “Kalaetron” product family.

New Defence Minister: I want the Bundeswehr to be Strong
Defence Politics

New Defence Minister: I want the Bundeswehr to be Strong

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has appointed Boris Pistorius, Minister of the Interior of Lower Saxony, as the new German Defence Minister.

Four German MiRPz Keiler to Ukraine
Land

Four German MiRPz Keiler to Ukraine

The German Ministry of Defence stated that it had sent four units of Mine Clearance Vehicle (Minenräumpanzer /MiRPz) to Ukraine.