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Algeria expands Fuchs 2 armoured vehicle production

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The Algerian army has expanded its production of German Fuchs 2 wheeled armoured vehicles as part of a long-standing defence cooperation agreement between Germany...

Defence committees provide recommendations to SA defence sector after German study...

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) and Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans (PCDMV) recently conducted a study tour to Germany, and...

Joint Standing Committee on Defence visits RDM, DSCT

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) has paid a visit to Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) and Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) as a...

RDM aiming to double production, expand facilities as artillery demand soars

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Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) is running 24-hour-a-day shifts at its plants across South Africa and is investing hundreds of millions of rands in their...

Foundation stone laid for new Rheinmetall ammunition factory in Hungary

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Hungary is building a new RDX plant in Varpalota and Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) is supplying the necessary plant technology. Rapid progress is being...

RDM wins another NATO 155 mm artillery ammunition order

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Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) has received a contract from another NATO country for 155 mm artillery ammunition from its Assegai product line. Rheinmetall said the...

RDM going green as part of Rheinmetall goal to be carbon...

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Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) has taken the first steps towards improving its climate footprint as part of its German parent’s goal of becoming carbon...

Rheinmetall subsidiary to equip German field hospital in Mali

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German’s Bundeswehr has contracted Rheinmetall subsidiary Zeppelin Mobile Systeme GmbH (ZMS) to equip a field hospital at Camp Castor, the Bundeswehr’s forward operating base...

RDM to supply artillery rounds as part of massive Hungarian ammunition...

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Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) will manufacture and supply artillery ammunition for the Hungarian military as part of a comprehensive ammunition deal awarded to Germany’s...

Rheinmetall receives first order under Dutch framework agreement

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Rheinmetall has received an order for illumination and smoke/obscurant shells from the Dutch Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) as part of a massive ammunition framework...

Aerostat to protect German base in Niger

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The German Bundeswehr has placed a €21 million order with Rheinmetall for an aerostat-based area reconnaissance system for protecting a forward operating base in...

RDM and Northrop Grumman collaborate on precision-guided long range artillery ammunition

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Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) and Northrop Grumman have signed a ten-year partnership agreement on precision-guided enhanced range artillery ammunition. The agreement was signed in February...

Rheinmetall contributing to Halcon air defence missile

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Rheinmetall has contributed to the United Arab Emirates’ first air defence missile, the Halcon SkyKnight. The SkyKnight was unveiled at the IDEX show in the...

Rheinmetall Denel Munition part of Dutch ammunition contract

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Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) is a part of a massive ammunition framework agreement between Rheinmetall and the Dutch armed forces, which could be worth...

Rheinmetall resets the range goal posts

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At its long-range artillery capability demonstration on 6 November at the Armscor Alkantpan Test Range in the Northern Cape, Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) and...

Rheinmetall share price drops after malware attack

German arms and car parts maker Rheinmetall was hit by a malware attack affecting production at sites in the United States, Mexico and Brazil,...

Rheinmetall Denel Munition capability demonstration 2019

Rheinmetall Denel Munition capability demonstration 2019

Algeria will reportedly produce Boxer vehicles under license

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Algeria looks set to start producing Boxer infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) under license from next year, alongside Fuchs-2 armoured vehicles. A Boxer took part in...

Rocket-launching Rheinmetall unmanned ground vehicle qualified at Overberg

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Rheinmetall Canada has qualified 70 mm rockets on its Mission Master unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) at the Denel Overberg Test Range in the Western...

Development of Cheetah C-RAM missile progressing

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Rheinmetall and its partners are making swift progress with the development of its Cheetah counter-rocket, artillery and mortar (C-RAM) missile, with a number of...

Keeping the skies safe – 35 mm Air Defence Artillery logistic...

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In the late 1960s, the former SADF acquired a substantial quantity of Oerlikon 35 mm anti-aircraft guns, together with radar-guided, Super Vledermaus Fire Control...

Somerset West explosion hurts Rheinmetall sales forecast

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An explosion at the Somerset West facility of Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) has negatively impacted on the Rheinmetall Group's sales growth forecast. Rheinmetall...

Algeria likely customer for additional Fuchs-2 vehicles

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Algeria is believed to be behind an order for components for the manufacture of Fuchs-2 armoured vehicles from Rheinmetall worth over a...

Gun-cotton probably the cause of RDM explosion

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All indications are the ignition propellant known as gun-cotton was the cause of the explosion at Rheinmetall Denel Munition's (RDM's) facility in...

Rheinmetall expects further success in Australia after $2.5 billion order

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Germany's Rheinmetall said on Thursday it expects success in Australia with different vehicle types after beating BAE Systems to a $2.5 billion...

International contract for Rheinmetall Denel Munition

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Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) will supply a complete suite of advanced 155mm Assegai projectiles to Australia's largest privately owned defence company NIOA,...

RDM continues to grow at 20 per cent a year

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Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) aims to keep growing at 20% a year until at least 2020, and expand into a R4.5 billion...

Germany deploying MANTIS C-RAM system to Mali

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The German military plans to deploy its Modular, Automatic and Network capable Targeting and Interception System (MANTIS) counter-rocket, artillery and mortar defence...

Rheinmetall wins major new air defence orders

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Rheinmetall has recently booked two important air defence orders, winning a new customer country in the process. Two foreign governments have ordered air defence...

Rheinmetall wins major new air defence orders

The total value of the two orders comes to around €220 million.Rheinmetall has recently booked two important air defence orders, winning a new customer...

Rheinmetall selects Queensland for Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence

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Rheinmetall Defence Australia today announced it had selected Queensland as its location for its Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) and the Australian headquarters...

Rheinmetall selects Queensland for Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence

The MILVEHCOE will be established if the company is successful in securing Australia's Land 400 combat reconnaissance vehicle programme.Rheinmetall Defence Australia today announced it...

Rheinmetall Denel Munition hosts military attache corps; to hold capability demo

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Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) recently hosted members of the Military Attaché Advisory Corps (MAAC) at their facilities outside Potchefstroom, and plans to...

Rheinmetall technology for securer prisons

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Rheinmetall has won two important first orders for protecting sensitive government infrastructure from aerial drones. In Switzerland, the central prison in Lenzburg and the inter-cantonal...

Rheinmetall technology for securer prisons

In Switzerland, the central prison in Lenzburg and the inter-cantonal penitentiary in Bostadel will install the Radshield system.Rheinmetall has won two important first orders...

Rheinmetall Denel Munition wins €90 million orders for ammunition, mine clearance...

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Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) has been awarded a €28 million contract for Plofadder mine clearing systems, and a €65 million contract for...

Major 155 mm artillery round contract for Rheinmetall Denel Munition

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Rheinmetall Denel Munition will produce and supply around €130 million worth of 155 mm artillery rounds for an international customer, with deliveries...

Germany approves Rheinmetall armoured vehicle plant delivery to Algeria

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Germany's Economy Ministry has approved plans by defence group Rheinmetall to deliver an armoured vehicle assembly plant to Algeria, according to a...

Rheinmetall to establish development centre in South Africa

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Rheinmetall is looking to establish a Development Centre in South Africa to develop munitions for various international clients and is currently in...

Rheinmetall Denel Munition at 100% capacity

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The factories belonging to Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) are at 100% capacity, with an order book of R3 billion, and are being...

Rheinmetall to sign 2.7 billion euro deal with Algerian military for...

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German defence group Rheinmetall is set to sign a 2.7 billion euro deal in the coming weeks for the production of 980...

Upgrade for South Africa’s air defence system

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German defence company Rheinmetall AG will be responsible for the modernisation of South Africa's air defence systems. "The contract was signed some days...

Search on for stolen grenades

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Police are still searching for two crates of containing illuminating grenades stolen from a Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) vehicle yesterday morning. Three...

Russian Army orders training centre from Rheinmetall as military modernises

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The Russian Defence Ministry has contracted Rheinmetall Group and its Russian partner JSCo Oboronservis to build a major army training centre in...

Denel Dynamics considering C-RAM

Denel Dynamics, a subsidiary of the state arsenal, says it is collaborating on the development of at least three technologies to counter...

Navy buys 76mm target practice ammunition

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The South African Navy is spending R4.385 million to acquire practice ammunition for its OTO Melera 76/62mm Super Rapid medium automatic cannon....

Rheinmetall brings Acoustic Shooter Locating System (ASLS) to market

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Acoustic reconnaissance has become an important part of the fight against the insurgents and other hostile forces encountered in contemporary conflicts. This...

SA Army orders mortar bombs worth R31.3m

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The South African Army has ordered more mortar ammunition from Rheinmetall Denel Munitions (Pty) Ltd of Potchefstroom. The latest order, awarded last...

Army invests more in artillery improvement system

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The South African Army has awarded Reutech Radar Systems (RRS) a further R87 995 to continue development of an artillery consistency improvement...

UAE orders Agrab mortar systems, SA could benefit

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces has awarded the International Golden Group (IGG) an 786 million dirham (US$213.97 million) contract for...