Rheinmetall delivers 300th MASS naval countermeasures system

April 29, 2021 – Rheinmetall is currently celebrating a special anniversary in the field of maritime protection systems. The experts from Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH’s Fronau branch delivered the 300th MASS Multi Ammunition Softkill System. Another special feature: the anniversary customer, the Finnish Navy, was also the system’s first customer. Launched onto the market in 2002, MASS is now in…

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Rheinmetall and MBDA win contract for high-energy laser system

January 28, 2021 – Germany’s Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has awarded a consortium, or ARGE, consisting of MBDA Deutschland GmbH and Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH a contract to fabricate, integrate and support testing of a laser weapon demonstrator in the maritime environment. The order value is in the low double-digit million euro range.…

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Weapon System of the Future

November 25, 2020 – The German procurement authorities have awarded Rheinmetall a contract to develop a key future laser weapon system component. At the end of the second quarter of 2020, the Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support, or BAAINBw, contracted with Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH to fabricate a laser source demonstrator. The order is worth…

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