Rheinmetall Awarded €20 Million Contract to Supplies 35mm Ammunition to NATO Customers
Rheinmetall Awarded €20 Million Contract to Supplies 35mm Ammunition to NATO Customers

Rheinmetall Awarded €20 Million Contract to Supplies 35mm Ammunition to NATO Customers

Rheinmetall has been contracted by several NATO customers to supply 35mm calibre ammunition. Deliveries will take place in 2023 and 2024 and the contract is worth a total of around €20 million. Between 2023 and 2024, Rheinmetall will supply the customer countries with various types of ammunition in 35mm x 228 calibre for infantry fighting vehicles. Rheinmetall works continuously with the user nations to further develop the combat capability of the system. Against the background of changes in the security situation, many NATO and NATO partner countries have an increasing need for modern ammunition.

Rheinmetall offers its customers an extensive portfolio in this regard and is adapting to the higher demand. Rheinmetall provides a comprehensive medium-calibre ammunition portfolio for its own and other cannons. The portfolio covers a broad range of mission profiles and targets and allows minimizing the number of required ammunition types balancing performance with logistics. The ammunition combines a high penetration performance, versatility, reliability, low dispersion and handling safety. Corresponding target practice and drill rounds complete the portfolio.

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Rheinmetall's family of medium calibre ammunition
Rheinmetall’s family of medium calibre ammunition

Rheinmetall provides a comprehensive medium-calibre ammunition portfolio for its own and other cannons. The portfolio covers a broad range of mission profiles and targets and allows minimizing the number of required ammunition types balancing performance with logistics. Designed to retain their firepower, precision and reliability even under extreme environmental conditions, they have excellent mass-to-performance ratios, compact designs, long service lives and reduced recoil forces – to name just a few of the factors that make their cannons the ideal solution for ground, naval and air applications.

Rheinmetall Defence’s portfolio of medium-calibre automatic cannons is based on the products of two highly regarded companies: Oerlikon and Mauser. Rheinmetall continues to build on their legacy, developing and manufacturing automatic cannons featuring exceptional firepower, precision and reliability. Rheinmetall is proud to present its current family of medium-calibre cannons in the 20 mm to 35 mm calibre range. The ammunition combines a high penetration performance, versatility, reliability, low dispersion and handling safety. Corresponding target practice and drill rounds complete the portfolio.

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