Rheinmetall News

Rheinmetall Presents Unmanned turret version of Kf-51
Land Expo and Air Show

Rheinmetall Presents Unmanned turret version of Kf-51

Rheinmetall presented a version of the Panther Kf-51 battle tank with an unmanned tower at Eurosatory 2024.

Germany Integrates Skyranger 35 AD System on Leopard 1 MBT
Land Weapon / Missile

Germany Integrates Skyranger 35 AD System on Leopard 1 MBT

Head of Rheinmetall Landsysteme Björn Bernhard has announced that the 35 mm air defence weapon is being integrated into Leopard 1 MBT chassis for Ukraine.

KNDS Unveils Leopard 2 MBT Prototype with Unmanned Turret
Land Expo and Air Show

KNDS Unveils Leopard 2 MBT Prototype with Unmanned Turret

German-French land systems consortium KNDS will exhibit the Leopard 2 MBT prototype with an unmanned turret in Eurosatory 2024.

France and Germany Agree on Europe’s Next-Generation MGCS
Land

France and Germany Agree on Europe’s Next-Generation MGCS

France and Germany agreed to develop a new battle tank, the MGCS. Its turret might incorporate the French 140 mm cannon and the German 130 mm cannon.

British Army Prefers RCH-155 Gun Over Archer
Land

British Army Prefers RCH-155 Gun Over Archer

British Army preferred German RCH-155 over BAE Systems' Archer to replace AS-90 self-propelled guns within the Mobile Fires Platform program.

British Army Receives Eight Prototypes of Challenger 3 MBT
Land

British Army Receives Eight Prototypes of Challenger 3 MBT

UK Secretary of State for Defence Grant Shapps unveiled the Challenger 3 MBT from his social account as “the first fully British built tank in 22 years.”

Rheinmetall Constructs a New Hybrid Facility in Hungary
Land Investment Engine and Transmission

Rheinmetall Constructs a New Hybrid Facility in Hungary

Rheinmetall is establishing a new facility in Szeged, Hungary, to increase its presence in the EU and NATO partner countries.

Czechia to Procure Leopard-2A8
Land

Czechia to Procure Leopard-2A8

Czech Parliament decided to procure 76 new Leopard-2A8 main battle tanks, 28 second-hand Leopard-2A4 MBTs, and two Büffel armoured recovery vehicles.

Hungary Joins Rheinmetall in Panther KF51 MBT
Land

Hungary Joins Rheinmetall in Panther KF51 MBT

Hungary collaborates with Rheinmetall in a 288 million euro deal for the Panther KF51 main battle tank.

Rheinmetall Presents ADW Anti-Tank Area Defence Weapon
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show Land

Rheinmetall Presents ADW Anti-Tank Area Defence Weapon

The Rheinmetall company introduced a new intelligent Area Defence Weapon (ADW) as an anti-tank weapon system at the DSEI 2023.

Rheinmetall Presents 40mm SSW-40 Automatic Grenade Launcher
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

Rheinmetall Presents 40mm SSW-40 Automatic Grenade Launcher

Rheinmetall presented its 40mm SSW-40 (Squad Support Weapon-40) grenade launcher as a fire support weapon at DSEI.

Denel’s T5-52 Howitzer Exceeds 60 Km Range
Land Ammunition

Denel’s T5-52 Howitzer Exceeds 60 Km Range

South African Defence company Denel Land Systems has demonstrated that the T5-52 artillery howitzer exceeds the 60 km range in trials at Alkantpan.

Australia Acquires Rheinmetall’s Smart Sea Mines
Navy / Maritime Ammunition

Australia Acquires Rheinmetall’s Smart Sea Mines

Australia decided to acquire Rheinmetall’s latest generation smart sea mines. German company’s Italian subsidiary RWM Italia S.p.A., will, provide ammunition.

Rheinmetall Opens its Factory in Hungary
Investment Land

Rheinmetall Opens its Factory in Hungary

Rheinmetall officially opened its Lynx infantry fighting vehicle factory in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary, on 18 August 2023.