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USD 450 Million for Each Singaporean Submarine
Navy / Maritime

USD 450 Million for Each Singaporean Submarine

Germany is carrying out the design, activities of Type 218SG submarines. The total cost of the programme is announced as USD 1.8 billion.

Lynx Production Line in Hungary Starts
Land

Lynx Production Line in Hungary Starts

Rheinmetall announced plans for a Lynx production line in Hungary past months. The company announced the initiation of pre-serial production in the plant.

Sweden, Germany, and the UK to Jointly Procure BvS10 Vehicles
Land

Sweden, Germany, and the UK to Jointly Procure BvS10 Vehicles

BAE Systems announced on 16 December 2022 that Sweden, Germany, and the United Kingdom would jointly procure BvS10 vehicles.

Singapore Launches Two Invincible 218SG Class Submarines
Navy / Maritime

Singapore Launches Two Invincible 218SG Class Submarines

German TKMS has unveiled two Type 218SG diesel-electric attack submarines under construction for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN).

Defence Minister Lambrecht Threatens to End the Puma IFV
Land

Defence Minister Lambrecht Threatens to End the Puma IFV

The Ministry of Defence admitted that the Puma had once again become a non-starter for the Bundeswehr. The Bundeswehr will not participate in the NATO spearhead VJTF with Puma but Marder IFV.

German Pumas Fail at the Bundeswehr Exercise
Land Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

German Pumas Fail at the Bundeswehr Exercise

German Puma Infantry Fighting Vehicle intended to be used as NATO Rapid Reaction Force failed where none of the 18 vehicles was ready for action.

Germany Evaluates Counter-Drone Systems
E/W Unmanned Systems

Germany Evaluates Counter-Drone Systems

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), especially small-scale aircraft, are posing a threat on the battlefield. Germany took action for Counter-UAS (C-UAS) equipment.

Europe’s FCAS on the Way to the First Flight
Air

Europe’s FCAS on the Way to the First Flight

French, German and Spanish aviation companies Airbus, Dassault Aviation and Indra issued a press release about the Future Combat Air System (FCAS).

Germany Becomes the Newest F-35 Lightning Customer
Air

Germany Becomes the Newest F-35 Lightning Customer

The German Federal Ministry of Defence announced today the official signing of the acquisition of 35 Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II 5th generation aircraft.

A400M at Remote Carrier flight
Air Unmanned Systems

A400M at Remote Carrier flight

A400M to Launch UAVs Small-scale Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and loitering munition in future.

Bundeswehr Raises Concerns Over US F-35 jet Deal
Air

Bundeswehr Raises Concerns Over US F-35 jet Deal

The German Federal Defence Ministry informs the parliament about risks associated with the F-35 acquisition.

More Gepard to Ukraine
Ammunition Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

More Gepard to Ukraine

Arms supplies continue flowing to Ukraine. Germany plans to send an additional arms package, including Gepard 35 mm self-propelled anti-aircraft gun system.

Demonstrator Deal Inks for FCAS
Air Investment

Demonstrator Deal Inks for FCAS

New developments exist on the FCAS front. Germany claimed there was an agreement on industrial participation, while French Dassault denied it.

Milrem Robotics to Deliver THeMIS UGVs to Ukraine
Unmanned Systems

Milrem Robotics to Deliver THeMIS UGVs to Ukraine

Estonian robotics and autonomous systems developer Milrem Robotics and the German defence company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) have signed a contract to deliver 14 THeMIS unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) to Ukraine.