22 Jan 2016

Rheinmetall wins major artillery ammunition order

An international customer has awarded Rheinmetall an important contract for artillery ammunition. Worth around €130 million, the order encompasses the Group’s full spectrum of projectile variants as well as the accompanying propelling charges. Delivery of the products will take place during a period up to the end of 2019.

Rheinmetall Denel Munition of South Africa will produce and supply the complete array of 155mm ammunition.

Ever since the company’s foundation over 125 years ago, Rheinmetall has been a centre of excellence in the field of artillery fire support. Today the Group supplies state-of-the-art components for every link in the reconnaissance/command and control/engagement sequence.

Another core competency of the Düsseldorf-based defence contractor is its ability to network individual components into highly effective systems of systems. Furthermore, Rheinmetall’s expertise in the field of simulation technology makes an important contribution to training artillery troops.

Rheinmetall AG

Head of Press and Public Relations
Oliver Hoffmann
Rheinmetall Platz 1
40476 Düsseldorf
Germany
Phone: +49 211 473-4748
Fax: +49 211 473-4157

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