American Rheinmetall Munitions

Next-generation lethality for the U.S. Armed Forces

American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM), headquartered in Stafford, Virginia, is part of Rheinmetall’s Weapon and Ammunition division and acts as the U.S. operating subsidiary for Rheinmetall Waffe Munition (RWM) GmbH in Germany.

American Rheinmetall Munitions is a leading U.S. provider of innovative technologies with an extensive product portfolio that includes infantry munitions, medium caliber munitions, and direct and indirect fire large caliber munitions. In cooperation with RWM, American Rheinmetall Munitions provides advancements in lethality with next-generation weapon systems like the 30 x 173 mm MK30-2/ABM medium caliber (airburst capable) cannon, the PzH 2000 155 mm / L52 self-propelled howitzer, the
35 x 228 mm externally-driven medium caliber cannon and the 130 mm smoothbore tank cannon.

American Rheinmetall Munitions is committed to continued growth in the U.S. through its strategic teaming efforts, investment in local U.S. production, and superior program, supply-chain and production management, all of which are aimed at providing next-generation capabilities to U.S. warfighters at an affordable price.

U.S. production

The MK281 MOD 3 40 mm High Velocity and the M1110 40 mm Low Velocity Day-Night Training Cartridges are produced at ARM’s state-of-the-art facility located in Camden, Arkansas. American Rheinmetall Munitions is currently establishing a medium caliber “flex-line” that will initially manufacture the PGU-48/B 25 mm Frangible Armor Piercing (FAP) cartridge for the USAF F-35A Joint Strike Fighter. American Rheinmetall Munitions is also establishing a 40 mm tactical airburst fuze production line that will not only provide a precision counter-defilade capability to Soldiers and Marines, but will also bring advanced manufacturing to the U.S industrial base while creating additional quality jobs.

Rheinmetall's Weapon and Ammunition division – Aim for the future

Rheinmetall’s Weapon and Ammunition division is a global industry leader who is highly experienced in mastering the entire weapon and ammunition system. The division focuses on capabilities spanning large and medium caliber weapons and munitions, protection systems, propulsion systems, charge systems and propellant powders. Rheinmetall successfully combines world-class gun, ammunition, charge and fuze technologies to offer precise and effective solutions against enemy threats.

Systems & Products

The portfolio of American Rheinmetall Munitions includes but is not limited to:

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Upcoming exhibitions

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the current global situation most exhibitions worldwide have been cancelled. We continue to respond to the challenges and work to ensure that we stay connected virtually until we can meet again in person.

American Rheinmetall Munitions participates in the following events regularly:

  • SHOT
  • AFA’s Aerospace Warfare Symposium
  • Joint Armaments, Robotics and Munitions Conference & Exhibition
  • Fuze Conference
  • Fort Sill Fires Conference
  • Fort Benning Expo
  • Modern Day Marine
  • AUSA Annual Meeting

Link to the Rheinmetall Defence exhibitions page

Meet with Rheinmetall leadership at the show

Proudly supporting industry associations and consortia

  • AUSA – Association of the United States Army:
    Community Partner
  • AUSA – Association of the United States Army:
    National Partner under American Rheinmetall Defense
  • NDIA – National Defense Industrial Association:
    National Partner under American Rheinmetall Defense
  • NAMC – National Advanced Mobility Consortium
  • NAC – The National Armaments Consortium
  • NSTIC – Naval Surface Technology & Innovation Consortium
  • Marine Corps Association & Foundation
  • United States Field Artillery Association