Rheinmetall announces major orders from a NATO customer to supply force protection equipment worth around a quarter of a billion Euros.
Press Release, Düsseldorf, 20 May 2022: Rheinmetall has received several major orders from a NATO customer to supply components for force protection equipment. The orders are worth a total of nearly €250 million gross. Delivery of the components is expected to start in 2023 and be complete by 2025.
“The armed forces of our country and those of our partner nations rely on our products to protect those who defend our right to live in peace, freedom, and security,” said Armin Papperger, CEO of Rheinmetall. “We have made it our mission to provide our men and women in uniform with the best possible equipment, giving them a vital edge when deployed in harm’s way and helping to ensure that they get home safely. Aware of what is at stake, our staff give their best every day.”
Rheinmetall’s comprehensive expertise in force protection technologies ranges from individual passive ballistic solutions such as hard ballistic inserts for protective vests to state-of-the-art stand-off active protection systems for armoured fighting vehicles.