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X-TAR 3D Radars And Oerlikon Revolver Ordered

Oerlikon Revolver Gun Mk.3 [© Rheinmetall]
Rheinmetall has today announced receipt of a multi-million Euro contract from an international customer for X-TAR 3D Radars and Oerlikon Revolver air defence systems.


Press Release, Düsseldorf, 30 October 2019: Rheinmetall has won an order from an international customer for state-of-the-art air defence systems. The contract, which is now official, is worth a total of around €210 million. Delivery is to be complete by 2022.

Among other items, the order encompasses Skymaster command and control systems, X-TAR 3D radars, Oerlikon Revolver Gun MK3-automatic cannon as well as an ammunition package that includes airburst-capable AHEAD rounds. Spare parts, technical documentation and service support round out the order.

As the world’s leading supplier of comprehensive ground-based air defence solutions, Rheinmetall combines all relevant sensors, effectors, platforms and C4I assets in overarching, scalable networks. This results in highly effective, modularly configurable ground-based air defence systems that assure maximum operational flexibility throughout the military mission spectrum.

Revolver Gun Mk.3 displayed at EDEX 2018 in Egypt [© Bob Morrison]

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