|The German defense company Rheinmetall has teamed with Austrian arms manufacturer Steyr Mannlicher to manufacture and market the RS556 - a German version of the 5.56mm x 45 cal. modular assault rifle system based on Steyr's STM556. Rheinmetall positions the weapon as a proposed replacement for the current German military assault rifle - G36 made by Heckler & Koch.|
|Rheinmetall unveilled today the Lynx, its latest tracked combat vehicle at the Eurosatory defense exhibition in Paris. The new vehicle is one of two models developed by the German company, positioned as an independently developped, tracked combat system positioned primarily to compete in export markets.|
Filed under: Germany, missile defense, Syndicated Industry News
Filed under: Germany, IAI, Israel, Syndicated Industry News
|The German armed forces have shelved a plan to buy a new Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) in favor of $650 million lease plan for such vehicles, which will commence operations from Israel beginning in 2018.|
Filed under: Germany, Israel, Lithuania, Syndicated Industry News
|Munich, Germany: The Artec company has signed a contract with OCCAR, for the production of a second batch of 131 Boxer armored personnel carriers for the German Army. The total order is worth EUR 476 million.|
Filed under: Force Protection, Germany, Syndicated Industry News
Filed under: Germany, Israel, Japan, Russia, Syndicated Industry News
Filed under: France, Germany, Syndicated Industry News, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security
The Puma armoured infantry fighting vehicle making its Paris debut following successful desert trials
Filed under: Germany, South Africa, Syndicated Industry News
Filed under: France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Syndicated Industry News
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Filed under: BAE Systems, EADS, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Syndicated Industry News, United States
Paris, Le Bourget: European aerospace industries and defense establishments are promoting pan-European collaboration in launching a collaborative development of Medium Altitude, Long Endurance (MALE) drone capability that will rely on the collective...
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