Rheinmetall Wins €200M European Order for Battle Tank Ammo

  • Defensemirror.com Bureau
  • 06:39 AM, April 29, 2023
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Rheinmetall Wins €200M European Order for Battle Tank Ammo
Marder infantry fighting vehicles

A European customer has awarded Rheinmetall a contract valued €200 million to supply tank ammunition.

Worth over €200 million net, the ammunition will be delivered between 2023 to 2025. Following the major contract for infantry fighting vehicle ammunition reported in April, this is another significant order resulting from the current surge in demand for ammunition.

Rheinmetall is the sole single source supplier of newly made 20mm-35mm ammunition for medium-calibre automatic and antiaircraft cannon of the Marder, Gepard, Puma and similar systems; of 105mm ammunition for the Leopard 1 and 120mm ammunition for the Leopard 2; as well as 155mm artillery shells. Moreover, the Group has the capacity to make large-scale deliveries at short notice.

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