Rheinmetall to Supply Spain with 155mm Ammunition worth Euro 218 Million

Rheinmetall secures a contract valued at around €208 million for the provision of 94,200 155mm artillery rounds.
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  • 10:54 AM, March 13, 2024
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Rheinmetall to Supply Spain with 155mm Ammunition worth Euro 218 Million
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The Spanish government has awarded Rheinmetall a contract worth approximately €208 million to supply 94,200 155mm artillery rounds.

Delivery to the Spanish army is scheduled between late 2024 and late 2025, with an option for a two-year extension.

The ER02A1 high-explosive projectiles, capable of reaching up to 30 kilometers in the boat-tail variant and nearly 40 kilometers in the base-bleed variant, are part of the order. These rounds are already in use by Spain.

Rheinmetall recently marked the commencement of construction for a new facility in Unterlüß, Lower Saxony, Germany, dedicated to producing explosives, rocket artillery components, and artillery ammunition.

Additionally, a memorandum of understanding signed with a Ukrainian partner On 18 February 2024, for future artillery ammunition production in Ukraine.

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