Contents tagged with Rheinmetall

  • German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall to launch air defense system production in Ukraine

    German defence conglomerate Rheinmetall is set to establish joint production of air defence systems in Ukraine, announced Rheinmetall's CEO, Armin Papperger.

    During the company's annual general meeting, Papperger outlined plans to create an additional joint venture in Ukraine specifically for air defence systems.

    However, it is anticipated that it will take at least a year, perhaps even two, before production can commence. The necessary documents, including the memorandum of understanding and …

  • German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall to open ammunition factory in Ukraine

    Europe's largest ammunition manufacturer, the German defence group Rheinmetall, plans to open a new factory in Ukraine. A memorandum of understanding to create a joint venture between Rheinmetall and a Ukrainian partner was signed on Saturday, 17 February, on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, in the presence of Ukraine's Minister for Strategic Industries Oleksandr Myronyuk and Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Oleksii Makeiev.

    The joint venture, named the "Ukrainian Competence …

  • Germany to provide 350,000 additional 155mm artillery shells to Ukraine

    Germany will supply Ukraine with additional 155 mm artillery shells as part of military assistance. The budget committee of the German Bundestag approved a framework agreement with a French ammunition manufacturer, as reported on the website of the German Bundestag.

    This agreement allows for the production and delivery of up to 350,000 large-caliber projectiles. Under the framework agreement, the French company has already received an order from Germany for the production of 68,000 …

  • Ukraine secures contract with Germany’s Rheinmetall for leopard 1 tanks and support vehicles

    The Ukrainian government has signed a contract with the German company Rheinmetall for the delivery of Leopard 1 tanks, according to Rheinmetall’s press service. It is specified that a total of 32 armored vehicles will be supplied, including 25 main battle tanks Leopard 1A5, five recovery vehicles (Bergepanzer 2), and two training tanks for drivers. "The order, financed by the German government and valued in the upper double-digit million euro range, also includes training, logistics, spare …

  • Ukraine and German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall establish joint venture to service western equipment

    Ukrainian Defense Industry PLC and leading German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall have established a joint venture, reported Ukrainian Prime Minister Denis Shmygal on his Telegram channel.

    Rheinmetall-Ukrainian Defense Industry LLC will provide repair and maintenance services for Western equipment, noted Shmygal. The opening of the new company took place at the 6th German-Ukrainian Economic Forum in Berlin.

    "The joint venture will carry out the servicing and repair of equipment supplied to …