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New Agreement for FCAS
Air Defence Politics

New Agreement for FCAS

German Defence Minister stated that Germany, France and Spain had reached a political agreement further to develop the Future Combat Air System (FCAS).

Rheinmetall to Provide 27 mm Auto Cannons to F126 Frigates
Ammunition Weapon / Missile

Rheinmetall to Provide 27 mm Auto Cannons to F126 Frigates

Damen Shipyard selected Rheinmetall for Germany’s F126 future frigate programme to equip the frigates with MLG27-4.0 remote weapon stations (RWSs).

 Airbus Retires A400M Grizzly 4
Air

Airbus Retires A400M Grizzly 4

Airbus retires A400M MSN4 transport aircraft at Bremen after flying for 12 years and more than 2,000 flight hours.

127mm Vulcano Passes German Navy's Acceptance Tests
Ammunition

127mm Vulcano Passes German Navy's Acceptance Tests

Bundeswehr announced that the German Navy, The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, BAAINBw qualified the 127mm Vulcano precision-guided munition.

UAE Sets Aerial Warfare Drill
Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

UAE Sets Aerial Warfare Drill

UAE organises the Aerial Warfare and Missile Defence Centre 2022 drill at Al-Dhafra Air Base in the country.

German Navy Tested Anti-Drone Weapon
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

German Navy Tested Anti-Drone Weapon

Drone threat is also increasing against naval vessels. Countries are in search of proper weapons as an unmanned aerial system countermeasure.

C295 Passed an Important Sustainability Milestone
Air Engine and Transmission

C295 Passed an Important Sustainability Milestone

Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) are seen as vital for the future of aviation. Operating current aircraft engines with SAF is essential for sustainability.

More German Weapons to Ukraine
Ammunition Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

More German Weapons to Ukraine

German President Frank Walter Steinmeier announced the delivery of PzH 2000 howitzers and M270 MARS II artillery rocket systems to Ukraine.

German Aid Package to Ukraine Announced
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

German Aid Package to Ukraine Announced

Many European countries provided military aid packages, including weapons and protective equipment, in a united response against the Russian invasion attempt.

Camcopter S-100 to Detect Submarines
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Camcopter S-100 to Detect Submarines

Naval use of unmanned aerial systems is enlarging day by day. The latest development came from Camcopter S-100.

Greece to Co-produce Leopard Tanks
Land Bilateral Relations

Greece to Co-produce Leopard Tanks

According to Die Welt, there are plans for Krauss-Maffei-Wegmann KMW to produce Leopard tanks with Greek company Metka.

15 Countries Agree to Build a European Sky Shield System
Weapon / Missile Defence Politics

15 Countries Agree to Build a European Sky Shield System

A total of 15 European countries, consisting of 14 NATO countries plus Finland, agreed to build a joint air and missile defence system called the European Sky Shield Initiative. This joint sky shield system will protect all European countries belonging to the group from enemy missile attacks.

Egypt Took its first MEKO A-200 Frigate
Navy / Maritime

Egypt Took its first MEKO A-200 Frigate

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems handed over the first MEKO A-200 frigate, “Al-Aziz” (904), to Egypt in Bremerhaven, Germany.

Ukraine Secures IRIS-T SLM Air Defence Systems
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Ukraine Secures IRIS-T SLM Air Defence Systems

Ukraine's Defence Minister, Oleksii Reznikov, announced the delivery of the first four batteries of the Deihl IRIS-T SLM modern air defence systems.